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Today In History - December 1st
YearHistoric Event
1640Portugal becomes independent of Spain
1821Santo Domingo (Dominican Rep) proclaims independence from Spain
19131st drive-up gasoline station opens in Pitts
1917Father Edward Flanagan founded Boys Town
1918Iceland becomes independent state under the Danish crown
19221st skywriting over US - "Hello USA" - by Capt Turner RAF
1929Bingo invented by Edwin S Lowe
1935Bernard Schmidt invented Schmidt camera dies
1951Golden Gate Bridge closed because of high winds
1955Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to back of the bus
1958Central African Republic established (National Day)
19591st color photograph of Earth from outer space
1959International Antarctic Treaty signed in Washington
1962Grey Cup halted by fog resumed next day (Winnipeg 28 Hamilton 27)
1967Queen Elizabeth inaugurates 98-inch Isaac Newton Telescope

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