This is History: Charles Dickens ‘A Christmas Carol’ is Published, Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life” Premieres, Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” Airs for 1st time

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PHOTO: The Grinch. Courtesy of Warner Home Video

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about ‘A Visit from St. Nicholas’ written in 1823, ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens is published in 1843, the 1st string of Christmas lights invented in 1882, ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ premieres in 1946, ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas’ debuts, the 1st radio broadcast in space, Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson is quickest NBA coach to reach 500 wins.