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Milestones

Mon., Dec. 15, 1997

In 1791: The Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution, took effect following ratification by Virginia.

In 1890: Sioux Indian Chief Sitting Bull and 11 other tribe members were killed in Grand River, S.D., during a fracas with Indian police.

In 1939: The motion picture “Gone With the Wind” had its world premiere in Atlanta.


 
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