First woman on the US Supreme Court

September 25, 1981

First woman on the US Supreme Court

President Ronald Reagan appointed Sandra Day O'Connor as the first woman to the US Supreme Court in August 1981. Confirmed unanimously by the Senate, she took her seat on September 25, 1981.

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