On this day: December 20

Published On: Dec 20 2012 12:21:48 AM CST   Updated On: Dec 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
U.S. invasion of Panama, 1989

The Louisiana Purchase is completed, South Carolina secedes from the U.S., Edison demonstrates his incandescent light, Elvis gets drafted, and the U.S. invades Panama, all on this day.