What do Dr. Pepper, Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln have in common? All share an important newsworthy anniversary on December 1.
Curious to know more about Dr. Pepper, Rosa Parks and Abraham Lincoln? Read on.
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 U.S. Constitution.
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 Dr. Pepper, Rosa Parks 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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