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December 1, 2005

– 0772 Pope Adrian I elected
– 1878 1st White House telephone installed
– 1891 James Naismith creates the game of basketball
– 1906 Cinema Omnia Pathe, world’s 1st cinema, opens (Paris)
– 1913 Continuous moving assembly line introduced by Ford (car every 2 38)
– 1919 Lady Nancy Astor sworn-in as 1st female member of British Parliament
– 1929 Game of BINGO invented by Edwin S Lowe
– 1933 Rudolf Hess & Earnest Röhm become a minister in Hitler government
– 1941 Japanese emperor Hirohito signs declaration of war
– 1955 Rosa Parks was arrested for disobeying an Alabama law
– 1959 The 1st color photograph of Earth received from outer space
– 1964 Houston Colt .45s change name to Astros
– 1977 I was born
– 2005 Boss is still a cunt

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