Tuesday, 1 December 2009


1791 The first 10 amendments to the United States Constitution are ratified as the Bill of rights. 1933 Prohibition ends upon the ratification of the US Constitution's 21st Amendment.1953 Publisher Hugh Hefner launches "playboy" magazine in Chicago.
1891 Using Peach baskets and soccer balls, physical education teacher James Naismith creates an indoor sport called basketball.1939 "Gone With the Wind" premiers in Atlanta as more than 300000 spectators line the city's streets for a glimpse of the film's stars.1955 Alabama resident Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to the back of a city Bus.
1901 King Camp Gillette designs the first shaving razor with disposable blades.1941 America enters World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.1962 Arizona's Petrified Forest is established as a National Park.
1911 Ronald Amundsen and his team of four men and 52 sled dogs locate and visit the then-elusive South Pole.1946 United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is founded.1973 Following the resignation of Spiro Agnew, Gerald Ford is sworn in as Vice President of the United States.
1927 The Grand Ole Opry makes its inaugural radio broadcast live from Nashville, Texas.1947 Tennessee Williams'"A street car Named Desire" opens on Broadway.

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