On this day: December 28

POSTED: 11:36 PM MST Dec 26, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST Dec 28, 2012 

An audience goes to the cinema for the first time, streetcars come to San Francisco, The Beatles' "White Album" goes to No. 1, and the first American test-tube baby is born, all on this day.

OTD December 28 - Galileo Neptune
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1612: Galileo Galilei becomes the first astronomer to observe the planet Neptune, although he mistakenly catalogued it as a fixed star.

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