On this day: December 14

POSTED: 08:12 PM PST Dec 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 13, 2012 

George Washington dies, a spacecraft flies by Venus for the first time, Bob Dylan releases his first single, President George W. Bush ducks flying shoes, and tragedy hits Sandy Hook, all on this day.

OTD December 14 - Dinah Washington
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Mercury Records

1963: Grammy-winning singer Dinah Washington, who had 34 top 10 hits on the Billboard R&B charts, dies of a drug overdose at the age of 39 in Detroit, Mich.

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