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ROSA PARKS REFUSES TO GIVE UP HER SEAT! December 1: The Story of a Special Day The special occasion gift they'll never throw away - a whole book for the price of a premium card! The story of a special day... ...What happened in history? ...Who was born? ...Who died? What happened on *your* special day? From celebrations around the world to significant moments in history, birthdays, zodiac signs, and all-month events, this book makes a perfect birthday present or anniversary gift - one that will be kept and remembered long after an ordinary birthday card has been forgotten! On December 1, 1955, a key moment in the history of the American Civil Rights movement. Montgomery, Alabama seamstress Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white man, and was arrested. But that's not all! December 1 is also the date that... ...the Presidential election of 1824 was thrown into the House of Representatives ...Paul McCartney and Pete Best were arrested in Hamburg ...and the French and English parts of the Channel Tunnel finally connected! The first bikini model, the Divine Miss M, comedians Richard Pryor and Woody Allen, and golfer Lee Travino were all born on December 1. Israel's first prime minister, the namesake of Mount Everest, and the wickedest man in the world died. There's plenty to celebrate on December 1! It's Fullveldisdagurinn in Iceland, Teacher's Day in Panama, and Wam Damrong Rachanuphap day in Thailand. (Not to mention National Egg Nog Month and National Handwashing Week.) December 1: The Story of a Special Day is packed with rare historical photos and fascinating facts. Plus, holidays around the world; birthday gems, flowers, and other symbols; horoscope signs; sayings and superstitions; and much, much more! With 78 pages packed with 36 historic photographs and illustrations, The Story of a Special Day is a feast for the eyes as well as for the brain. A perfect birthday present or anniversary gift, December 1: The Story of a Special Day will make anyone feel special on his or her very special occasion. Look for upcoming titles covering each and every day of the year...because every day is a special day for someone you know!
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