On this day: December 28

Posted: 1:36 AM EST Dec 27, 2012   Updated: 2:00 AM EST Dec 28, 2015

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 - Detroit Lions
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2008: The Detroit Lions complete an 0-16 season, the NFL's worst ever, with a 31-21 loss to the Green Bay Packers.

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