Rosa Parks, Dr. Pepper, Mr. Lincoln-3 December 1 Tales

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Rosa Parks, Dr. Pepper and Abraham Lincoln all have what in common?” All three share an important anniversary on December 1st.

Curious to know more about Dr. Pepper, Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln? Read on to find out about these and other interesting tales that happened in history on December 1st.

         1824  Since no U.S. presidential candidate received a majority of the total electoral college votes in the election, the United Abraham Lincoln imageStates House of Representatives is given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution. That winner is John Quincy Adams.

         1862 – In his State of the Union Address President Abraham Lincoln reaffirms the necessity of ending slavery as ordered ten weeks earlier in the Emancipation Proclamation.

         1865  Shaw University, the first historically black university in the southern United States, is founded in Raleigh, North Carolina.

         1885 – The first serving of the soft drink Dr Pepper at a drug store in Waco, Texas.

         1913 – The Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line.

         1955  In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city's racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

         1969 – Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.

         1988  Benazir Bhutto is appointed Prime Minister of Pakistan.

         1990  The Channel Tunnel uniting the United Kingdom and France meet 40 meters beneath the seabed.

While these interesting facts about Rosa Parks, Dr. Pepper and Abraham Lincoln on December 1st have nothing to do with my real estate business selling Silicon Valley homes to families in San Jose, Cupertino and Saratoga in Santa Clara County, Calif., they add fun and entertainment to life.

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Images courtesy of Michelle Cherie Carr Crowe’s private collection, the public domain, the U.S. government or Facts compiled from Wikipedia, Smithsonian, HistoryOrb and MentalFloss among others.  

Thanks for reading “Dr. Pepper, Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln-9 December 1 Tales”.


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Michelle Cherie Carr Crowe and her "Get Results Team" (established by the late legendary Silicon Valley super agent Judy Carr) are known as the "Lynbrook and Cupertino Schools Experts." Coaching clients to success is Michelle's passion, making her and her team creative catalysts for positive change in people's lives. She is a Silicon Valley-based multi-million dollar real estate consultant, author, coach and trainer who works by referral only.

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Michelle is an internationally-published freelance writer with over 1,200 traditional articles published in print and online, co-author of two books on Silicon Valley-specific real estate as well as over 68,000 blog posts on Blogger, ActiveRain, Examiner, FaceBook, Realtor, Trulia, RealBird and others. She enjoys reading, traveling, animals, nature, family, dancing, staging, consulting, coaching and praying. Check out her blog at or visit her online at For RE$ult$ ... Just Call ... (408) 252-8900.


Comments (6)

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Great post, Michelle!  You drew me in with curiosity!  ...and yes - we need to have fun. It is not always about real estate.

Dec 01, 2019 10:04 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Michelle - life is more than one topic.  I like learning new facts and being reminded of those I already knew but didn't realize the connection.  

Dec 01, 2019 10:34 AM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years


Thank you for reading and glad to hear you enjoyed learning some new facts.

Dec 01, 2019 01:09 PM
MichelleCherie Carr Crowe .Just Call. 408-252-8900
Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty - San Jose, CA
Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years


I agree. Thank you for reading and glad to remind you of facts you knew.

Dec 01, 2019 01:09 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I love your titles Michelle. They pique my curiosity and make me want to know more. Enjoyed the trivia.

Dec 01, 2019 02:51 PM