On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 05:06:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2016 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 - Little Rock Nine
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U.S. Army

1957: Nine black children who had been forced leave while attempting to enroll at Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, because of unruly white crowds are escorted back to class by members of the U.S. Army's 101st Airborne Division.

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