On this day: December 19

Published On: Dec 18 2012 06:58:49 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 19 2013 02:00:00 AM EST
first edition of A Christmas Carol, 1843

"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.