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On this day: January 7

Published On: Jan 05 2013 04:29:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 07 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

Galileo spots some of Jupiter's moons, the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game, Truman announces the development of the H-bomb, and President Clinton's impeachment trial begins, all on this day.

OTD January 7 - Surveyor 7
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1968: Surveyor 7, the last lunar lander of the American unmanned Surveyor program sent to explore the surface of the moon, lifts off from Cape Canaveral, Fla. It would land on the moon's surface three days later.

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