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On this day: September 25

Published On: Sep 24 2012 06:06:42 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 25 2014 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.

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2012: Country singer Andy Williams, who recorded 17 gold and three platinum-certified albums and hosted the TV variety show "The Andy Williams Show" from 1962 to 1971, dies of bladder cancer at age 84 in Branson, Missouri.

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