TODAY IN HISTORY - 12/2:

1955 - Rosa Parks arrested for refusing to move to the back of bus and give her seat to a white passenger

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1973 - Jack Nicklaus becomes 1st golfer to earn $2M in a year
1998 - Exxon announces a $73.7 billion USD deal to buy Mobil, thus creating Exxon-Mobil, the world's largest company.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY / ANNIVERSARY:

1935 - Woody Allen, [Allen Konigsberg], Bkln, actor (Zelig, Annie Hall)
1945 - Bette Midler, Honolulu, Hawaii, actress and singer

GOODBYE TO:

 

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