On this day: December 16

POSTED: 03:46 PM CST Dec 03, 2013    UPDATED: 01:00 AM CST Dec 16, 2013 
Boston Tea Party painting

Beethoven is born, the colonials enjoy a Boston Tea Party, the Battle of the Bulge begins, Jimi Hendrix releases his first single, and MTV premieres Nirvana's "Unplugged" performance, all on this day.