On this day: December 19

Published On: Dec 18 2012 05:58:49 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 19 2015 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 - Kristy Swanson
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1969: Actress Kristy Swanson, best known for her movie roles in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "The Chase" and "Flowers in the Attic," is born in Mission Viejo, California.

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