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 - Michael Douglas
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1944: Actor and filmmaker Michael Douglas, best known for such movies as "Romancing the Stone," "Wall Street" and "Fatal Attraction," is born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

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