26 November, 1942 – Premiere of Casablanca

Set in occupied Morocco during World War II, directed by Michael Curtiz, and starring Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, and Paul Henreid, Casablanca premiered this day in 1942 and became one of Hollywood's most-revered films.

27 November, 1895 – Nobel Prizes established

Through the will drawn up by Alfred Bernhard Nobel-the Swedish chemist, engineer, and industrialist who invented dynamite and other, more powerful explosives-the Nobel Prizes were established on this day in 1895.

28 November, 1943 – Opening of Tehrân Conference

The Tehrân Conference, attended by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, at which Stalin pressed for an invasion of France, opened this day in 1943.

29 November, 1947 – United Nations resolution for the partition of Palestine

Barbados, an island nation in the Caribbean situated about 100 miles (160 km) east of the Windward Islands, had gained internal self-rule in 1961 and achieved its full independence from Britain on this day in 1966.

30 November, 1966 - Independence of Barbados

Passed this day in 1855 in Mexico, the Ley Juárez abolished special courts for the clergy and military in an attempt by justice minister Benito Juárez to eliminate the remnants of colonialism in Mexico and promote equality.

01 December, 1955 – Rosa Parks's refusal to relinquish her bus seat

This day in 1955, in violation of segregation laws in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger and was arrested, sparking a 381-day bus boycott led by Martin Luther King, Jr.

02 December, 1970- Britney Spears was born

American singer Britney Spears-who helped spark the teen-pop phenomenon in the late 1990s and later endured intense public scrutiny for her personal life-was born.