... 1981, President Ronald Reagan announced his nomination of Sandra Day O'Connor (both at right), then a state appellate judge in Arizona, to become the 1st woman to serve as a Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Subsequently receiving the unanimous confirmation of the Senate, O'Connor served a quarter-century, retiring in 2006.
... 2007 (today), denominated 07-07-07, is both the day of a world of Live Earth concerts to raise money and awareness about global warming, and, as we've posted, also the final day of voting for the New 7 Wonders contest about which . But there's no time limit yet on nomination for IntLawGrrls' own Name the World's 7 Legal Wonders contest; send us your nominee to firstname.lastname@example.org.
... 1938, U.S. Rep. Julia Carson (D-Ind.) was born in Louisville, Kentucky.