Dec 1, 1919

Nancy Astor: Nancy Witcher Langhorne, also known as Nancy Astor became the first woman to join the British House of Commons.

Dec 2, 1988

Benazir Bhutto sworn in as Prime Minister: Benazir Bhutto takes office as Pakistan's Prime Minister, becoming the first woman PM of Pakistan. 

Dec 3, 1927

First Laurel & Hardy movie released: Putting Pants on Philip, a short silent film starring the comedy duo marked the beginning of a long partnership.

Dec 4, 1791

First Sunday paper published: The Observer, a British newspaper became the first newspaper in the world to be published and read on a Sunday. 

Dec 5, 1766

Christie's hold their first sale: Art auction house Christie's founder James Christie made his first art sale. 

Dec 7: 1732

Royal Opera House opens its doors: The popular performing arts venue in Covent Garden, London houses the Royal Opera and the Royal Ballet.