This happened today, December 1..

Princess Carnecer, Editor

1913 – The first drive-in automobile service station opened, in Pittsburgh, PA.

1955 – Rosa Parks, a black seamstress in Montgomery, AL, refused to give up her seat to a white man. Mrs. Parks was arrested marking a milestone in the civil rights movement in the U.S.

1967 – Nestor Carbonell was born Actor (“Lost”, “Cold Case”)

1987 – Construction began on the Channel Tunnel between the United Kingdom and France.

1991 – The musical “Once on this Island” closed after 469 performances.