On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 06:06:42 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

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 - TAT-1
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1956: TAT-1, the first submarine transatlantic telephone cable system, is inaugurated. Running between Gallanach Bay, near Oban, Scotland, and Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada, the cable carried 588 London-to-U.S. calls and 119 London-to-Canada calls in the first 24 hours of public service.

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