Nov 31 in history: World AIDS day, the arrest of Rosa Parks and more

Here is what happened today in history

1887

Sherlock Holmes first appears in Conan Doyle's "Study in Scarlet"

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1955

Rosa Parks arrested for not giving her seat to a white man in Alabama

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1959

12 nations sign treaty for scientific peaceful use of Antarctica

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1988

UN member states agree to observe World AIDS Day 

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1991

In a referendum, Ukrainians vote for independence from the Soviet Union

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