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 - Emily Bronte
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1848: English author Emily Brontë, best remembered for her solitary novel, "Wuthering Heights," dies of tuberculosis at the age of 30 in Haworth, Yorkshire, England.

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