On this day timelines December 21st

On this day timelines December 21st

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On this day timelines December 21st

 

Events

1968 – Apollo program: Apollo 8 is launched from the Kennedy Space Center, placing its crew on a lunar trajectory for the first visit to another celestial body by humans.

Births

1401 – Masaccio, Italian painter (d. 1428)

1905 – Anthony Powell, English author (d. 2000)

1935 – John G. Avildsen, American director, producer, and cinematographer

1946 – Carl Wilson, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Beach Boys) (d. 1998)

1947 – Paco de Lucía, Spanish guitarist, songwriter, and producer (Paco de Lucía Sextet) (d. 2014)


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