On this day: December 14

POSTED: 08:12 PM PST Dec 12, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Dec 13, 2015 

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 - Theresian Military Academy
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1751: The Theresian Military Academy in Austria is founded as the first military academy in the world.


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