On This Day: December 01st

This is 335th day of the year and 30 days remain in the year.

in history
1824
The presidential election between John Q. Adams, Andrew Jackson, William Crawford, and Henry Clay was turned over to the House of Representatives due to the lack of an electoral-vote majority.
1887
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes appeared for the first time in print in the story "A Study in Scarlet."
1955
Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her front-section bus seat to a white man in Montgomery, Ala.
1959
Twelve nations, including the United States, signed a treaty setting aside Antarctica as a scientific preserve free from military activity.
1997
Representatives from more than 150 countries gathered at a global warming summit in Kyoto, Japan, and over the course of ten days forged an agreement to control the emission of greenhouse gases. President Bush pulled the U.S. out of the Kyoto Protocol in 2001.
1998
Exxon and Mobil agreed to merge, creating the world's largest corporation.
December 01 Birthdays
Samuel Kirkland1741–1808, American missionary, born Norwich, Conn..
Minoru Yamasakiarchitect
Mary Martinsinger, actress
Walter Alstonbaseball manager
Bette Midlersinger, actress
Marie Tussaudmodeler in wax
Martin Klaprothchemist
Woody Allenactor, writer, and director
Richard Pryorcomedian, actor
Lee Trevinogolfer



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