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 - Don Hewitt
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1922: Don Hewitt, a television news producer and executive best known for creating "60 Minutes," is born in New York City. He died of pancreatic cancer at age 86 on Aug. 19, 2009.

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