On this day: January 7

Published On: Jan 05 2013 04:29:37 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 07 2015 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 - Buck Rogers
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1929: The first science-fiction comic strip, "Buck Rogers 2429 A.D.," premieres in newspapers around the U.S. The title of the strip would later be changed to "Buck Rogers in the 25th Century."

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