On this day: November 20

Published On: Nov 19 2012 11:19:09 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 20 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

The Nuremberg Trials begin, Princess Elizabeth gets married, Windows 1.0 is released, and Michael Jackson is arrested, all on this day.

OTD November 20 - Bill of Rights
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1789: New Jersey becomes the first U.S. state to ratify the Bill of Rights. On Dec. 15, 1791, 10 of these proposals would become the First through 10th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution when they are ratified by the Virginia legislature.

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