Arts and Culture

On this day—21 December

Posted on: Mon 21 Dec 2020

December 21 is a significant date for word games, animation movies and rock stars.

On this day in 1913, Arthur Wynne produced the first crossword puzzle, which was published in the newspaper New York World. Also, on this day in 1937, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first long animated feature, premiered in Los Angeles, California. Finally, on this day in 1970, Elvis Presley met President Richard Nixon at the White House with a letter in which the entertainer slammed The Beatles for their anti-American spirit.

Produced by David Bucio

Image source: Paulina Ołowska (CC BY 3.0)


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