Today in History for December 21st

Highlights of This Day in History: Pilgrims Land in Plymouth, Massachusetts; Pan Am Flight 747 explodes over Lockerbie, Scotland; Apollo 8 takes off on the first manned mission to the moon. Actress Jane Fonda is born. (21st December)
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ED DONAHUE: On December 21, 1620, pilgrims disembarked for the first time on the Mayflower in what is now Plymouth, Massachusetts. There they settle the first permanent European colony in what is known as New England.
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In 1988 a terrorist bomb aboard a Pan Am Boeing 747 exploded over Lockerbie, Scotland. The explosion kills 270 people as wreckage from the plane crashes to the ground. Libyan agents are later charged with bombing attacks, while the Libyan government takes responsibility almost 15 years later.
1968.
[Engine roars]
- We picked up. It is 7:51 a.m.
ED DONAHUE: Apollo 8 takes off from Cape Canaveral, Florida and launches the first mission to orbit the moon.
And in 1937 actress Jane Fonda, known for her movie roles, political activism, and training videos, was born in New York. Today in History, December 21, Ed Donahue, the Associated Press.
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