1st December 1955
Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white person. 65 years.
2nd December 1950
I, Robot, a collection of nine science fiction short stories by Isaac Asimov, was published for the first time. 50 years
5th December 1830
Christina Rossetti, one of the best-loved English poets, was born. 190 years.
11th December 1890
Mark Tobey, American abstract painter, was born. 130 years.
22nd December 1960
Jean-Michel Basquiat, American artist and one of the most significant painters of the 20th century, was born. 60 years.
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