Ajax Loader On This Day | 12 September

On this day:

1970: The Soviet Union launches the Luna 16, the first robotic probe to land on the Moon

1992: First African American Woman, Mae Jemison, goes into Space

Gone on this day:

1977: Robert Lowell, American poet

2008: David Foster Wallace, American author

2009: Norman Borlaug, American agronomist, humanitarian, Nobel Prize laureate

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