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    In 1940, the Chicago Bears beat Washington 73-0 for the most one-sided victory in NFL Championship play. See more sports moments from this date:

      In 1941, the Empire of Japan launched an air raid on the U.S. Navy base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, and more events that happened on this day in history.

        Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bobby Osborne, Ellen Burstyn, Jeffrey Wright, Johnny Bench, Larry Bird, Patrick Fabian, Sara Bareilles, Tom Waits and more. 

          In 1985, Auburn tailback Bo Jackson won the Heisman Trophy in the closest vote in the 51-year history of the trophy. See more sports moments from this date:

            In 1957, America’s first attempt at putting a satellite into orbit failed as Vanguard TV3 rose about four feet off a Cape Canaveral launch pad before crashing down and exploding, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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