NOV. 28, 1964 NASA launches the Mariner 4 probe, providing the first close-up images of Mars.
NOV. 29, 1890 In the first Army-Navy football game, the U.S. Naval Academy wins 24-0 over West Point.
Dec. 1, 1955 Rosa Parks is arrested for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man, sparking the bus boycott in Montgomery, Ala.
Dec. 2, 1859 Abolitionist John Brown is hanged for leading a raid on a federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry.
DEC. 4, 1881 The Los Angeles Times publishes its first edition.