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 - Ed Sullivan
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1955: "The Toast of the Town," a TV variety show hosted by Ed Sullivan since 1948, is officially renamed "The Ed Sullivan Show." The show would last another 16 years, running until June 6, 1971.

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