"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.
1986: American author V. C. Andrews, whose best-known novel is the infamous 1979 bestseller "Flowers in the Attic," dies of breast cancer at the age of 63 in Virginia Beach, Va.
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