Countdown to 2012 – December 18th

On this day in history…

December 18th

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.

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