The Great Smog of London
AUDIO On This Day in History: December 5Listen now (3 min) | The Great Smog of London
The Mary Celeste is found adrift with no one on board
AUDIO On This Day in History: December 4Listen now (3 min) | The Marie Celeste is found adrift without anyone on board
Agatha Christie Goes Missing
AUDIO On This Day in History: December 3Listen now (3 min) | Agatha Christie goes missing
Bruising and scraping and whatnot
Marie Van Brittan Brown invents the home security system
AUDIO On This Day in History: December 2Listen now (2 min) | Marie Van Brittan Brown invents the home security system
Teddy Sheean goes down fighting
AUDIO On This Day in History: December 1Listen now (3 min) | Teddy Sheean goes down fighting
Michael Jackson's "Thriller" is released