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Today in World History (January, 12th)

January 12, 2018 Authored by Perry Knight

On January 12, 1986, exactly 31 years ago today, the Columbia space shuttle was launched. Powered by the first black American shuttle pilot, Charles Frank Bolden Jr. , the ship carried the first Hispanic American to space, Franklin Chang Diaz. Born on August 19, 1946, Bolden, a former Administrator of NASA, retired from {Read More..}