On this day: December 19

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:58:49 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 19 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

"A Christmas Carol" is first published, the NHL plays its first games, Apollo 17 splashes down, and the U.S. House impeaches President Bill Clinton, all on this day.

OTD December 19 - Criss Angel
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1967: Magician and illusionist Criss Angel, best known for starring in the television show "Criss Angel Mindfreak," is born Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos in Hempstead, New York.

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