Senator Kennedy flown to Palm Beach following spinal surgery 60 years ago today (Dec 21 1954)

Video: 'December 21, 1954 - Senator John F. Kennedy recovering from spinal operations'

(Tuesday, December 21, 1954) — Senator John F. Kennedy was taken by stretcher to a special plane today so he could be flown from the New York Hospital for Special Surgery to the Kennedy home in Palm Beach, Florida, more than two months after undergoing a spinal operation.

Sherman captures Savannah, concluding ‘March to the Sea’ 150 years ago today (Dec 21 1864)


Video: 'The Conquerors - Episode 8: Sherman's March to the Sea (History Documentary)' (Dec. 21, 1864, at 22:03)

(Wednesday, December 21, 1864; during the American Civil War) — Union forces led by Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman today concluded their 37-day “March to the Sea,” which had begun in Atlanta on Nov. 15, 1864, and ended with the capture of Savannah, Georgia.

George Harrison, John Lennon jointly interviewed in New York 40 years ago this hour (Dec 21 1974)

Video: 'Harrison (minus Lennon) interview Dec 1974'

(Saturday, December 21, 1974, 5:00 a.m. EST) — Following ex-Beatle George Harrison’s end-of-“George Harrison & Friends North American Tour” party at New York’s Hippopotamus Cluby, fellow former Beatle John Lennon visits George in his hotel room where they are interviewed by the KHJ Los Angeles radio station for a one-hour special. Continue reading

George Harrison performs final ‘Dark Horse’ tour show in New York 40 years ago this hour (Dec 20 1974)

(Friday, December 20, 1974, 8:00 p.m. EST) — Ex-Beatle George Harrison performed tonight at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on the final stop of his 26-city, 45-show “George Harrison & Friends North American Tour” in support of his new single “Dark Horse,” the title track of his new album, and Dark Horse Records. Harrison would never tour North America again.