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-- December 1st (1955): Rosa Parks bus sit-in? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=339159796115643&set=a.471083149589973.112871.278916238806666&type=1&theater  
 "People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in." ~ Rosa Parks, who on this day (December 1) in 1955 "sat her ground" and changed history. We still have much to be tired of.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNh9TEOfGZA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFSN9gr8RpM
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=448247231884468&set=a.372850176090841.82676.372843136091545&type=1&theater
-- 2 (1954): U. S. Senator Joseph McCarthy was censured by the Senate by a vote of 67 to 22, making him one of the few senators ever to be disciplined in this fashion.  
 -- December 4th (1795): British historian Thomas Carlyle was born in Ecclefechan in Scotland. He was brought up in a strict Calvinist home and began his career as a teacher in 1813 while studying for the ministry. Carlyle abandoned his Christian beliefs in 1818 after reading Gibbon. After further study in German literature, especially Goethe, which he translated for the British public, Carlyle gave up the Holy Ghost and immortality, as well, adopting a Pantheism like Goethe’s. -- 5: (1539) Faustus Socinus, was born in Sienna, Italy. 
"The pure and simple unity of the creator of the Universe is now all but ascendant in the Eastern States, it is dawning in the West and advances towards the South and I confidently expect the present generation will see Unitarianism become the general Religion of the United States." 

-- Thomas Jefferson 

(From a letter written to the Rev. James Smith, Unitarian minister, dated December 8, 1822.
This quote is framed in the First UU church of Madison, WI.) http://www.stephenjaygould.org/ctrl/jefferson_smith.html
Hanukkah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSjJu1ZYKIw

-- 9: (1608) Celebrated poet John Milton was born in Cheapside, England. His religious outlook was radically-protestant, heavily influenced by Socinian Unitarianism. 

-- 10: (1741) John Murray was born in Alton, England. 
-- 10 (1805): William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Mass. http://www.heritage-history.com/www/heritage-books.php?Dir=books&author=morris&book=progress&story=garrison
--10th: Human Rights Day (Universal Declaration of Human Rights) http://patrickmurfin.blogspot.com/2011/12/celebrating-universal-declaration-of.html

Bruce Knotts podcast...FUS ?  

-- 12: (1654) The British Parliament declared the (unitarian-oriented) "Two-fold Catechism" by John Biddle to be heretical and blasphemous and ordered its author imprisoned and all copies burned (as a criminal offense) by the common hangman. 

-- 12: (1805) Noted American Unitarian clergyman and Transcendentalist leader  Frederick Henry Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  
 http://www.khon2.com/news/local/story/Interfaith-vigil-held-at-Nuuanu-church-for/cN_ieXoVZE2mfaSuc9h7mA.cspx?rss=1803
-- 17: (1824)Thomas Starr King was born in New York City. An American Universalist and Unitarian minister, orator and social activist, he was influential in California politics during the American Civil War and was a major influence upon "keeping California in the Union." https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=269499679852143&set=a.105605702908209.5131.100003763389448&type=1&theater
-- 18 (1946): Stephen Biko was born in King William's Town, South Africa. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=514637721939615&set=a.443053332431388.94679.442998362436885&type=1&theater
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=467354063316706&set=a.192109817507800.66871.189398651112250&type=1&theater
-- 18 (1963): The Rev. (Dr.) Martin Luther King's famous "Creatively Maladjusted" speech, at Western Michigan University. http://thepossibilitypractice.com/martin-luther-king-jr-on-creative-maladjustment/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFGpBPwd84E
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/wildhunt/2011/12/io-saturnalia.html
http://patrickmurfin.blogspot.com/2011/12/io-saturnalia.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6IOO44t1agg

-- 19: (1820) Abolitionist Mary Ashton Rice Livermore , was born in Boston. http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAWlivermore.htm
-- 19 (1843): Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=4373
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151138842733321&set=a.10150265429103321.319477.346272093320&type=1&theater
-- Solstice:  https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=450273825087084&set=a.352621674852300.84225.352615514852916&type=1&theater
http://www.flickr.com/photos/69937606@N00/111085550/in/photolist-aPkS7-iz3xT-txFyH-tyxki-ugWmZ-Ae59s-Btcqh-FsXH7-FNHiE-3f8gub-49PSzX-4t8GZC-4AsXvt-4At1bk-4At2t6-4At3ER-4At65K-4AxdaY-4AxfXA-4Axm8C-4AxoAs-4NSLM4-4W3TBz-4WD1xR-4WHhG3-4WHhGY-4WPUva-4WUhLU-4ZYsie-5eoepN-5mLBpJ-5NbsAE-5WZU6m-625V2u-6gJRkW-6wdeMa-6E4xNK-6HLhkw-6KojSr-6KojSK-6XKXHV-798aYR-798b3p-79c3vd-79c3yC-7n7Gi6-7ttTKU-9aNCxA-dCicUc-9a1LjQ-9KHkq1

https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=588631817833837&set=a.487250707971949.115048.100000610718645&type=1&theater

-- 21: (1603) Roger Williams was born in London, England. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history-archaeology/God-Government-and-Roger-Williams-Big-Idea.html#ixzz1pCnsAj6F
-- 1734: Noted American patriot Paul Revere was born in Boston. Boston's leading silversmith and cast many of the region's historic church bells. He was said to have participated in the Boston Tea Party of 1773. Revere was "official courier" to Congress from the Massachusetts Provincial Assembly and went in that capacity to carry the message that British Army General Gage was about to attack the Concord supply depot. Religiously, his faith was deeply influenced by the "proto-Unitarian" liberal ministry of the Rev. Jonathan Mayhew of Boston's West Church. When he was fifteen, Revere's father "beat him for going to the church of the radical pastor". Revere and his wife Rachel were active members in another "proto-Unitarian" congregation, Second Church of Boston, which later re-united with the historic First Church. 
-- 23 (1851): Mary Augusta Safford was born on a farm near Hamilton, Illinois.   
-- 24: (1745) Benjamin Rush was born near Philadelphia. 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8Kv_G3lrDg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=PEC7d5jbAbo#!
-- 24 (1914): Christmas Truce...
Christmas Eve and Day... 
http://www.flickr.com/photos/46760948@N06/4306882102/in/pool-uuca

-- 25: (1642) (Sir) Isaac Newton was born in Woolsthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. 

-- 25: (1821) Clarissa (Clara) Barton was born in North Oxford, Massachusetts. 
http://www.uufvb.org/audio/2011Nov06Sermon128.mp3 

-- 25 (1924) Rod Serling was born in Syracuse, New York. 

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/carlgregg/2012/12/a-whirlwind-tour-of-liberal-religious-history-unitarian-expansion-and-transformation/
-- 26 (1862): Public execution of 37 Dakota Indians at Mankato, MN, on orders from President Lincoln.  
-- 29 (1814): Edwin H. Chapin was born in Union Village, New York. A Universalist minister, author, lecturer, and social reformer, was one of the most popular speakers in America from the 1840s until his death. He was revered for his eloquent tongue and passionate pleas for tolerance and justice. http://www25.uua.org/uuhs/duub/articles/edwinhubbellchapin.html
"From the background of pain and sorrow often break out the noblest and most winning manifestations of humanity. The depth of human sympathy, the wealth of its love, is displayed in scenes of tribulation and need." — Edwin H. Chapin (1814-1880)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksd0ACUvGdo
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=560202504009415&set=a.498620160167650.95172737.498578120171854&type=1&theater
 
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoppin'_John


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December
-- December 1st (1955): Rosa Parks bus sit-in? https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=339159796115643&set=a.471083149589973.112871.278916238806666&type=1&theater  
 "People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in." ~ Rosa Parks, who on this day (December 1) in 1955 "sat her ground" and changed history. We still have much to be tired of.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zNh9TEOfGZA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFSN9gr8RpM
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=448247231884468&set=a.372850176090841.82676.372843136091545&type=1&theater
-- 2 (1954): U. S. Senator Joseph McCarthy was censured by the Senate by a vote of 67 to 22, making him one of the few senators ever to be disciplined in this fashion.  
 -- December 4th (1795): British historian Thomas Carlyle was born in Ecclefechan in Scotland. He was brought up in a strict Calvinist home and began his career as a teacher in 1813 while studying for the ministry. Carlyle abandoned his Christian beliefs in 1818 after reading Gibbon. After further study in German literature, especially Goethe, which he translated for the British public, Carlyle gave up the Holy Ghost and immortality, as well, adopting a Pantheism like Goethe’s. -- 5: (1539) Faustus Socinus, was born in Sienna, Italy. 
"The pure and simple unity of the creator of the Universe is now all but ascendant in the Eastern States, it is dawning in the West and advances towards the South and I confidently expect the present generation will see Unitarianism become the general Religion of the United States." 

-- Thomas Jefferson 

(From a letter written to the Rev. James Smith, Unitarian minister, dated December 8, 1822.
This quote is framed in the First UU church of Madison, WI.) http://www.stephenjaygould.org/ctrl/jefferson_smith.html
Hanukkah: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RSjJu1ZYKIw

-- 9: (1608) Celebrated poet John Milton was born in Cheapside, England. His religious outlook was radically-protestant, heavily influenced by Socinian Unitarianism. 

-- 10: (1741) John Murray was born in Alton, England. 
-- 10 (1805): William Lloyd Garrison was born in Newburyport, Mass. http://www.heritage-history.com/www/heritage-books.php?Dir=books&author=morris&book=progress&story=garrison
--10th: Human Rights Day (Universal Declaration of Human Rights) http://patrickmurfin.blogspot.com/2011/12/celebrating-universal-declaration-of.html

-- 14 (1765): Abiel Abbot was born in Wilton, New Hampshire. A Unitarian minister, Abbot led in the establishment of the first tax-supported municipal public library in the USA. As a result of Abbot's efforts, the Peterborough, NH town library was founded at a town meeting on April 9, 1833. (The Boston Public Library was not legally established until 1852). Earlier still, in nearby Dublin NH, a (non-municipal) free library, open to all of the town's inhabitants, opened in 1825, under the auspices of another Unitarian minister, the Rev. Levi W. Leonard. Again, it was the first such public library in the nation.
-- 12: (1654) The British Parliament declared the (unitarian-oriented) "Two-fold Catechism" by John Biddle to be heretical and blasphemous and ordered its author imprisoned and all copies burned (as a criminal offense) by the common hangman. 

-- 12: (1805) Noted American Unitarian clergyman and Transcendentalist leader  Frederick Henry Hedge was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  
 http://www.khon2.com/news/local/story/Interfaith-vigil-held-at-Nuuanu-church-for/cN_ieXoVZE2mfaSuc9h7mA.cspx?rss=1803
-- 17: (1824)Thomas Starr King was born in New York City. An American Universalist and Unitarian minister, orator and social activist, he was influential in California politics during the American Civil War and was a major influence upon "keeping California in the Union." 
-- 18 (1859): Abolitionist Wendell Phillips delivered a powerful talk at friend Theodore Parker's Twenty-Eighth Congregational Society.  One of the great orators of abolitionism, Phillips was also one of its most radical speakers. He spoke not only against slavery, but also in behalf of labor rights, women’s suffrage, temperance, and the rights of Native Americans.    
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