1966- Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” airs for 1st time on CBS.
1971-Bobby Jones, amateur golfer (Grand Slam 1930), dies at 69.
1980- Christina Aguilera, pop artist, was born in New York.
1994- Darryl Strawberry pleads not guilty on tax evasion charges.
2012- 4 people are killed and 11 are injured after an apartment block collapses in Palermo, Italy.