On this day: January 7

POSTED: 02:29 AM PST Jan 05, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 06, 2015 

Galileo spots some of Jupiter's moons, the Harlem Globetrotters play their first game, Truman announces the development of the H-bomb, and President Clinton's impeachment trial begins, all on this day.

OTD January 7 - Johnny Mize
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1913: Hall of Fame baseball player Johnny Mize, a 10-time All-Star who won five World Series titles in a row with the New York Yankees, is born in Demorest, Georgia. Mize also played for the St. Louis Cardinals and New York Giants in his 15-year career. He died at age 80 on June 2, 1993.


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