December 21st

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

December 21st,1937

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.

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