On this day timelines December 7th

On this day timelines December 7th

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On this day timelines December 7th



972 – Apollo 17, the last Apollo moon mission, is launched. The crew takes the photograph known as The Blue Marble as they leave the Earth.



1598 – Gian Lorenzo Bernini, Italian and (d. 1680)

1873 – Willa Cather, American and (d. 1947)

1915 – Leigh Brackett, American and (d. 1978)

1949 – Tom Waits, American -, , and

1974 – Nicole Appleton, Canadian and (All Saints and Appleton)

1977 – Dominic Howard, English and (Muse)

1978 – Frankie J, Mexican-American – and (Kumbia Kings)


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