On this day in history, Central High School was integrated, September 25th, 1957

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'This Day in History': 09/25/1957 - Central High School Integrated
On September 25th in 1957, Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas became integrated. President Eisenhower sent federal troops to escort and enforce the federal court order that allowed racial integration.

Other events on September 25th:
: Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain, on his voyage to the Western Hemisphere.
1903: Modern Artist, Mark Rothko, was born in Daugavpils, Latvia.
: Michael Douglas was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
1981: Sandra Day O'Connor became the first female justice on the U.S. Supreme Court.
2013: Sudan's ISP's were removed in a national Internet blackout allegedly instigated by the government.
2013:Texas Governor Ted Cruz's talkathon against Obama's healthcare concluded after some 23 hours.

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