A Week in History: Army-Navy, Rosa Parks, and the L.A. Times

The Los Angeles Times publishes, NASA heads for Mars.


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.