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This Day in History: September 25th

Posted by Alan on September 25, 2008 10:57 AM | Filed in This Day in History |

Central-high.pngLittle Rock secured a place in history on this day back in 1957.

1789:  James Madison leads the US Congress to approve twelve amendments to the Constitution, ten of which become the Bill of Rights.

1957:  Central High School in Little Rock is integrated.  Nine African American students are escorted to class by the National Guard. 

1981:  Sandra Day O'Connor is sworn in as the first female Supreme Court Justice.