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On this day: December 9

POSTED: 2:09 PM Nov 27 2013   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Dec 08 2013

The first traffic lights are installed, the first Heisman Trophy is awarded, The Supremes' debut album is released, the computer mouse makes its debut, and The Jacksons play their last show, all on this day.

OTD December 9 - John Milton
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1608: Poet John Milton, best known for his epic poem "Paradise Lost," is born in London, England.