“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 States 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.
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.
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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