P.T. Barnum and Henry Ford die, baseball's first save is recorded, John Wayne wins his first and only Oscar, and Bob Dylan wins a Pulitzer Prize, all on this day.
2012: "60 Minutes" journalist Mike Wallace dies at age 93 in New Canaan, Conn. He was one of the original correspondents for the show, which debuted in 1968, and retired as a regular full-time correspondent in 2006.
Have you ever wondered where the tradition of putting up a tree for Christmas came from? Or why we light a menorah for Hanukkah? Find out about the interesting origins of many holiday traditions right here.
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