Today in History - January 7

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Today in History - January 7

Thursday, Jan 7 2010 by kjfitz
1990 – The interior of the Leaning Tower of Pisa is closed to the public because of safety concerns.

1968 – Surveyor Program: Surveyor 7, the final spacecraft in the Surveyor series, lifts off from launch complex 36A, Cape Canaveral.

1960 – The Polaris missile is test launched.

1942 – World War II: The siege of the Bataan Peninsula begins.