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 - Barbara Walters
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1929: Broadcast journalist and TV personality Barbara Walters is born in Boston, Massachusetts. Walters co-hosted ABC's news magazine "20/20" for 25 years, was the first female co-anchor of network evening news, working with Harry Reasoner on the "ABC Evening News," and created the morning talk show "The View."

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