|December 1, 1653 in History|
An athlete from Croydon is reported to have run 20 miles from St. Albans to London in less than 90 minutes
More Notable Events on December 1:
1997 Westinghouse formally changes its name to CBS
1994 Cindy Crawford and Richard Gere announce they are seperating
1982 Michael Jackson releases 'Thriller'
1978 Jimmy Carter more than doubles national park system size
1975 U.S. president Gerald Ford visits China