On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 05:06:42 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2014 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 - Connors Navratilova
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1992: Jimmy Connors beats Martina Navratilova in a pay-per-view tennis match at Las Vegas' Caesars Palace billed as "The Battle of the Champions," a modern version of the famous 1973 "Battle of the Sexes" match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Despite the match featuring a hybrid set of rules designed to favor Navratilova, Connors won 7-5, 6-2.

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