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On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 05:06:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

A European sees the Pacific Ocean for the first time, Congress passes the Bill of Rights, the Little Rock Nine get a U.S. Army escort to school, and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham dies, all on this day.

OTD September 25 - Sandra Day O'Connor
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1981: Sandra Day O'Connor becomes the 102nd person sworn in as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and the first woman to hold the office.

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