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December 24, 2013
Special Celebrations today:
Today is Christmas Eve as well as National Egg Nog Day
This is also National Fruit Cake Month.
On this day in...
1906: The first music program was broadcast on radio.
1966: Luna 13 landed on the moon.
1967: Joe Namath became the first NFL quarterback to pass for 4,000 yards.
1968: Three astronauts, James Lovell, William Anders and Frank Borman reached the moon but they did not land. It wasn't until seven months later that man did land there.
1979: Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan.
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