On this day: December 19

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:58:49 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 19 2013 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 - Robert Urich
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1946: Actor Robert Urich, best remembered for the television series "Vega$" and "Spenser: For Hire," is born in Toronto, Ohio. He died of synovial cell sarcoma in Thousand Oaks, Calif., in April 2002 at the age of 55.

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