On this day: December 21

Published On: Dec 20 2012 11:02:51 PM CST   Updated On: Dec 21 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Pilgrims land on Plymouth Rock, the first crossword puzzle is published, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" premieres, Gen. Patton dies, and Elvis visits Nixon at the White House, all on this day.

OTD December 21 - Dick Schaap
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2001: Sports journalist Dick Schaap, who won five Emmys during a career that spanned 37 years, dies at the age of 67 in New York City from complications following a hip replacement surgery that had taken place in September.

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