On this day: January 7

Published On: Jan 05 2013 04:29:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 07 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Galileo spots some of Jupiter's moons, the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game, President Clinton's impeachment trial begins, and Charlie Hebdo is attacked, all on this day.

OTD January 7 - Cuban government
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1959: Six days after the fall of the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship in Cuba, the United States recognizes the new Cuban government of Fidel Castro.

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