Monday, November 27, 2023

This week in history #48

Last week's photos:
1963 Kennedy
1859 Darwin
1992 Czech & Slovak
1789 Thanksgiving

Last year we looked at obscure holidays. This year, let’s look at major world events that occurred each week.  Make your best guess in the comments as to the years of each event.  No googling!

Week #48

November 29, ____ - American explorers Richard Byrd and Bernt Balchen completed the first airplane flight to the South Pole.

December 1, ____ - Portugal gained independence from Spain.

December 1, ____ - Iceland gained independence from Denmark.

December 1, ____ - Rosa Parks was arrested in Montgomery, Alabama, for refusing to give up her seat to a white man and move to the back of a bus.

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