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 - Publick Occurrences
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1690: Publick Occurrences Both Foreign and Domestick, the first multi-page newspaper to appear in the Americas, is published for the first and only time. The paper, which was published at the London Coffee House in Boston, was shut down by the British colonial authorities four days later.

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