On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 05:06:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2014 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 - Erich Maria Remarque
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1970: German author Erich Maria Remarque, best known for the novel "All Quiet on the Western Front," dies at age 72 in Locarno, Switzerland.

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