Dec. 28: First Baby Born From In-Vitro Fertilization 1981

VIDEO: Harry S. Truman Tribute

1972 Tribute to President Harry S Truman


The 33rd president of the United States died Dec. 26, 1972, in Independence, Mo. He was 85.  A video tribute aired Dec. 28, 1972 , the day of Truman's funeral.

1981 First Test-Tube Baby


Elizabeth Jordan Carr, born in Virginia, was the first baby born using in-vitro fertilization.

2009 President Obama Makes First Statement on Underwear Bomber


After the foiled Christmas underwear bomber plot, President Obama spoke about counter-terrorism and air travel safety.  On Christmas day, 23-year-old suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab tried to ignite explosives hidden in his underwear as Northwest Flight 253 went in for landing in Detroit.

Famous Birthdays

1856 Woodrow Wilson

1922 Stan Lee

1954 Gayle King

1954 Denzel Washington

1973 Seth Meyers

1978 John Legend

1981 Sienna Miller

1989 Mackenzie Rosman

1990 David Archuleta

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