Cite Return to Daily IQ 1981Women in the Supreme CourtSandra Day O'Connor was sworn in as the first female justice on the Supreme Court. 1775 Ethan Allen was captured by the British. 1789 The first Congress adopted 12 amendments to the Constitution and sent them to the states for ratification. The first ten became the Bill of Rights. 1890 Wilford Woodruff, president of the Mormon church, renounced the practice of polygamy. This paved the way for Utah's acceptance as a state in 1896. 1957 Nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, under heavily armed guard, because of racial violence. 2003 It was reported that more than 14,000 had lost their lives in France in a summer heat wave. 2011 King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia grants women the right to vote and run for office in future elections. Yesterday Return to Daily IQ Tomorrow or choose another day: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Today's Birthday or select month and date: JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec Year by Year: 1900?2014 or enter a year: Enter a year: TrendingHere are the facts and trivia that people are buzzing about. November 2021 Current Events: US News Is Vatican City a Country? The Languages of Africa The Mongol Empire What Is There to Do in North Korea? The Most and Least Religious Countries ?