A to Z This Day in World History | December 1st

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Here are some historical events that occurred on December 1:

1955: Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama, leading to the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

1988: Benazir Bhutto is sworn in as Prime Minister of Pakistan, becoming the first woman to head the government of an Islamic state.

1913: The first drive-in automobile service station opens in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

1958: The Central African Republic achieves independence from France.

1990: Channel Tunnel sections from the United Kingdom and France meet beneath the English Channel.

1959: Antarctic Treaty System is signed by 12 countries, preserving the continent for scientific research.

1973: Papua New Guinea gains self-governance from Australia.

1989: Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and U.S. President George H.W. Bush declare the end of the Cold War during a summit in Malta.

1919: Lady Astor becomes the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.

These are just a few examples, and many more events have taken place on December 1 throughout history.

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