Well, I surprised myself this week.
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The Halifax Explosion on December 6, 1917 occurred at 9:04:35 am (noted in the seismographic recordings from the time) and until 1945 was the largest man-made explosion ever.
Rosa Parks was arrested on December 1, 1955 for refusing to give up her seat on the bus for a white man, at the command of the bus driver.
Well, I moved.