Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:
1870 – Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States (More info)
1948 – In response to the Soviet blockade of land routes into West Berlin, the United States begins a massive airlift of food, water, and medicine that comes to be known as the Berlin Airlift (More info)
Hundreds of travelers at New York’s JFK Airport who’d already gone through security screenings were forced to do the unthinkable — get in line and do it all over again. It happened Saturday when it was discovered that one of the TSA agents didn’t know his metal detector had been unplugged all morning.
If you’ve ever dipped your toe into the pool of online dating, you know it can be fraught with peril. While some concerns mirror those found in the “real world,” others are unique to the digital landscape in which people can claim to be anyone they want.
And that’s how a twisted mother-and-daughter pair managed to scam about $1 million from women all over the world.