On this day: December 17

Published On: Dec 14 2012 03:50:06 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 17 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

France recognizes America as a nation, the Wright brothers take flight, Tiny Tim marries Miss Vicki in front of millions of TV viewers, and Kim Jong-il dies, all on this day.

OTD December 17 - Laurie Holden
17 / 38

1972: Actress Laurie Holden, best known for her TV roles in "The Walking Dead" (pictured), "The X-Files" and "The Shield" and for movies like "The Majestic," "Silent Hill" and "The Mist," is born in Los Angeles, California.

Upload Photos / Videos