On this day: September 5

Published On: Sep 04 2012 05:24:15 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 05 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

London stops burning, the First Continental Congress meets, terrorists target Israeli Olympians in Munich, and Mother Teresa passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 5 - Voyager 1
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1977: Voyager 1 is launched after a brief delay. It would later become the first probe to provide detailed images of Jupiter and Saturn and their moons. The probe, along with its sister craft Voyager 2, remains on its extended mission today, tasked with locating and studying the boundaries of the Solar System.

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