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Friday 1 December 2017 Calendar with holidays, observances and special days

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Holidays and observances

  • Earliest day on which Farmer's Day can fall, while December 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Friday in December. (Ghana)
  • Earliest day on which Good Neighborliness Day can fall, while December 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Sunday in December. (Turkmenistan)
  • Earliest day on which Sindhi Cultural Day can fall, while December 7 is the latest; celebrated on the first Sunday in December. (Sindhi diaspora)
  • First President Day (Kazakhstan)
  • Rosa Parks Day (Ohio and Oregon, United States)

Events

  • 1969 – Vietnam War: The first draft lottery in the United States is held since World War II.
  • 1955 – American Civil Rights Movement: In Montgomery, Alabama, seamstress Rosa Parks refuses to give up her bus seat to a white man and is arrested for violating the city's racial segregation laws, an incident which leads to that city's bus boycott.
  • 1952 – The New York Daily News reports the news of Christine Jorgensen, the first notable case of sex reassignment surgery.
  • 1941 – World War II: Emperor Hirohito of Japan gives the final approval to initiate war against the United States.
  • 1924 – The National Hockey League's first United States-based franchise, the Boston Bruins, played their first game in league play at home, at the still-extant Boston Arena indoor hockey facility.
  • 1919 – Lady Astor becomes the first female Member of Parliament to take her seat in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. (She had been elected to that position on November 28.)
  • 1913 – Crete, having obtained self rule from Turkey after the First Balkan War, is annexed by Greece.
  • 1913 – Ford Motor Company introduces the first moving assembly line.
  • 1913 – The Buenos Aires Metro, the first underground railway system in the Southern Hemisphere and in Latin America, begins operation.
  • 1865 – Shaw University, the first historically black university in the southern United States, is founded in Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • 1824 – United States presidential election, 1824: Since no candidate received a majority of the total electoral college votes in the election, the United States House of Representatives is given the task of deciding the winner in accordance with the Twelfth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

Births

  • 1988 – Dan Mavraides, Greek-American basketball player
  • 1988 – Tyler Joseph, American musician and singer
  • 1988 – Zoë Kravitz, American actress, singer, and model
  • 1986 – DeSean Jackson, American football player
  • 1985 – Chanel Preston, American porn actress and director
  • 1985 – Janelle Monáe, American singer-songwriter and producer
  • 1985 – John Coughlin, American figure skater
  • 1979 – Ryan Malone, American ice hockey player
  • 1979 – Stephanie Brown Trafton, American discus thrower
  • 1977 – Brad Delson, American guitarist and producer
  • 1976 – Laura Ling, American journalist and author
  • 1975 – Isaiah "Ikey" Owens, American keyboard player and producer (d. 2014)
  • 1975 – Matt Fraction, American author
  • 1973 – Steve Gibb, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1972 – Bart Millard, American singer-songwriter
  • 1971 – John Schlimm, American author and educator
  • 1971 – Mika Pohjola, Finnish-American pianist and composer
  • 1970 – Jonathan Coulton, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1970 – Kirk Rueter, American baseball player
  • 1970 – Sarah Silverman, American comedian, actress, and singer
  • 1970 – Tisha Waller, American high jumper and educator
  • 1969 – Richard Carrier, American author and blogger
  • 1967 – Nestor Carbonell, American actor
  • 1967 – Reggie Sanders, American baseball player
  • 1966 – Katherine LaNasa, American actress, ballet dancer, and choreographer
  • 1962 – Pamela McGee, American basketball player and coach
  • 1961 – Raymond E. Goldstein, American biophysicist and academic
  • 1961 – Safra A. Catz, Israeli-American businesswoman
  • 1960 – Carol Alt, American model and actress
  • 1958 – Candace Bushnell, American journalist and author
  • 1958 – Gary Peters, American lieutenant and politician
  • 1957 – Chris Poland, American guitarist and songwriter
  • 1957 – Vesta Williams, American singer-songwriter and actress (d. 2011)
  • 1956 – Julee Cruise, American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress
  • 1955 – Karen Tumulty, American journalist
  • 1951 – Jaco Pastorius, American bass player, songwriter, and producer (d. 1987)
  • 1951 – Obba Babatundé, American actor, director, and producer
  • 1951 – Treat Williams, American actor
  • 1950 – Gary Panter, American illustrator and painter
  • 1950 – Richard Keith, American actor and drummer
  • 1949 – Jan Brett, American author and illustrator
  • 1948 – George Foster, American baseball player and radio host
  • 1948 – John Roskelley, American mountaineer and author
  • 1946 – Jonathan Katz, American comedian and actor
  • 1945 – Bette Midler, American singer-songwriter, actress and producer
  • 1944 – Eric Bloom, American singer-songwriter and guitarist
  • 1944 – John Densmore, American drummer and songwriter
  • 1944 – Michael Hagee, American general
  • 1943 – Kenny Moore, American runner and journalist
  • 1942 – John Crowley, American author and academic
  • 1940 – Jerry Lawson, American electronic engineer and inventor (d. 2011)
  • 1940 – Richard Pryor, American comedian, actor, producer, and screenwriter (d. 2005)
  • 1939 – Lee Trevino, American golfer and sportscaster
  • 1938 – Sandy Nelson, American rock & roll drummer
  • 1937 – Muriel Costa-Greenspon, American soprano and actress (d. 2005)
  • 1935 – Woody Allen, American actor, director, and screenwriter
  • 1933 – Lou Rawls, American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor (d. 2006)
  • 1931 – Jim Nesbitt, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (d. 2007)
  • 1931 – Jimmy Lyons, American saxophonist (d. 1986)
  • 1929 – David Doyle, American actor (d. 1997)
  • 1928 – Emily McLaughlin, American actress (d. 1991)
  • 1928 – Malachi Throne, American actor (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Allyn Ann McLerie, Canadian-American actress, singer, and dancer
  • 1926 – Mother Antonia, American-Mexican nun and activist (d. 2013)
  • 1926 – Robert Symonds, American actor (d. 2007)
  • 1925 – Martin Rodbell, American biochemist and endocrinologist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1998)
  • 1924 – Masao Horiba, Japanese businessman, founded Horiba (d. 2015)
  • 1923 – Dick Shawn, American actor (d. 1987)
  • 1923 – Stansfield Turner, American admiral and academic, 12th Director of Central Intelligence
  • 1921 – Vernon McGarity, American sergeant, Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2013)
  • 1917 – Marty Marion, American baseball player and manager (d. 2011)
  • 1917 – Thomas Hayward, American tenor and actor (d. 1995)
  • 1913 – Mary Martin, American actress and singer (d. 1990)
  • 1912 – Minoru Yamasaki, American architect, designed the World Trade Center (d. 1986)
  • 1911 – Calvin Griffith, Canadian-American businessman (d. 1999)
  • 1911 – Walter Alston, American baseball player and manager (d. 1984)
  • 1897 – Cyril Ritchard, Australian-American actor and singer (d. 1977)
  • 1886 – Rex Stout, American detective novelist (d. 1975)
  • 1883 – Henry Cadbury, American historian, scholar, and academic (d. 1974)
  • 1847 – Julia A. Moore, American poet (d. 1920)
  • 1761 – Marie Tussaud, French-English sculptor, founded Madame Tussauds Wax Museum (d. 1850)

Deaths

  • 2015 – Jim Loscutoff, American basketball player (b. 1930)
  • 2015 – John F. Kurtzke, American neurologist and academic (b. 1926)
  • 2015 – Joseph Engelberger, American physicist and engineer (b. 1925)
  • 2013 – Edward Heffron, American soldier (b. 1923)
  • 2013 – Stirling Colgate, American physicist and academic (b. 1925)
  • 2012 – Ed Price, American soldier, pilot, and politician (b. 1918)
  • 2012 – Jovan Belcher, American football player (b. 1987)
  • 2012 – Rick Majerus, American basketball player and coach (b. 1948)
  • 2010 – Hillard Elkins, American actor and producer (b. 1929)
  • 2008 – Joseph B. Wirthlin, American businessman and religious leader (b. 1917)
  • 2008 – Paul Benedict, American actor (b. 1938)
  • 2005 – Freeman V. Horner, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1922)
  • 2005 – Gust Avrakotos, American CIA officer (b. 1938)
  • 2003 – Clark Kerr, American economist and academic (b. 1911)
  • 2002 – Dave McNally, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • 2002 – Edward L. Beach Jr., American captain and author (b. 1918)
  • 2001 – Ellis R. Dungan, American director and producer (b. 1909)
  • 1997 – Endicott Peabody, American lieutenant, lawyer, and politician, 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1920)
  • 1995 – Maxwell R. Thurman, American general (b. 1931)
  • 1993 – Ray Gillen, American singer-songwriter (b. 1959)
  • 1991 – George Stigler, American economist and academic, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • 1989 – Alvin Ailey, American dancer and choreographer (b. 1931)
  • 1988 – J. Vernon McGee, American pastor and theologian (b. 1904)
  • 1987 – James Baldwin, American novelist, poet, and critic (b. 1924)
  • 1986 – Frank McCarthy, American general and film producer (b. 1912)
  • 1981 – Russ Manning, American author and illustrator (b. 1929)
  • 1975 – Anna Roosevelt Halsted, American journalist (b. 1906)
  • 1975 – Nellie Fox, American baseball player and coach (b. 1927)
  • 1954 – Fred Rose, American pianist, composer, and publisher (b. 1898)
  • 1935 – Bernhard Schmidt, Estonian-German optician, invented the Schmidt camera (b. 1879)
  • 1928 – José Eustasio Rivera, Colombian-American lawyer and poet (b. 1888)
  • 1914 – Alfred Thayer Mahan, American captain and historian (b. 1840)
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