On this day in history…
1961 – Wilt Chamberlain of the NBA Philadelphia Warriors scores a record 78 points in a game.
1964 – “The Pink Panther” cartoon series premieres (Pink Phink).
1966 – Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” airs for 1st time on CBS.
Now for the Question of the day:
The 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ending slavery, was proclaimed on December 18th of what year?
If you said 1865, treat yourself to a day off! Check back tomorrow for the next question in our Countdown to 2012 series.