(CNN)Civil rights leader Rosa Parks was born on February 4, 1913. Her 1955 refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus sparked a 381-day bus boycott. Here's a look at Parks life, on the anniversary of her birth:
Birth date: February 4, 1913
1930-1955 - Works several jobs as housekeeper, seamstress, secretary and life insurance agent. Spends her spare time active in the voter registration movement and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).