December 21st, 1824
James Parkinson dies.An English apothecary surgeon who has written the famous An Essay for the shaking palsy in which he described ” paralysis agitans “. Later this condition would be called Parkinson’s Disease by Charcot.
December 21st, 1913
Arthur Wynne’s cross-word, the first crossword puzzle is created and published in New York World.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first animated film, premieres at the Carthay Circle Theater.
December 21st, 1940
Francis Scott Fitzgerald dies. He was an American author of many novels. He is considered to be one the greatest authors and a member of the ” Lost Generation ” of the 1920s. One of the most famous work is The Great Gatsby.
December 21st, 1970
Elvis Presley and Richard Nixon meet in the White House.