On this day: December 18

POSTED: 11:51 PM MST Dec 17, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MST Dec 18, 2013 
Pink Phink, first Pink Panther short

America celebrates its first official day of thanksgiving, "The Nutcracker" debuts, the first "Pink Panther" short premieres, and the first nuclear power plant in America goes online, all on this day.