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Little Rock - Historical Events
Date Event
1863-08-01

Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas; start of Chattanooga campaign

1868-01-07

Arkansas constitutional convention meets in Little Rock

1953-12-18

KATV TV channel 7 in Little Rock, AR (ABC) begins broadcasting

1954-04-15

KARK TV channel 4 in Little Rock, AR (NBC) begins broadcasting

1955-11-28

KTHV TV channel 11 in Little Rock, AR (CBS) begins broadcasting

1957-09-04

Governor of Arkansas, Orval Faubus, calls out National Guard to stop 9 black students from entering a Little Rock high school

1957-09-23

White mob forces 9 black students who had entered a Little Rock high school in Arkansas to withdraw

1957-09-24

President Eisenhower orders US troops to desegregate Little Rock schools

1957-11-27

Army withdraws for Little Rock Ark, after Central HS integration

1958-05-08

US President Eisenhower orders National Guard out of Central HS, Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-05-27

Ernest Green & 600 whites graduate from Little Rock's Central HS

1958-06-23

US Federal judge rules race separation must end in 2½ years in Little Rock, Arkansas

1958-09-12

US Supreme Court orders Little Rock Ark high school to integrate

1966-12-04

KETS TV channel 2 in Little Rock, AR (PBS) begins broadcasting

1968-08-10

Race riot in Miami, Chicago & Little Rock

2005-09-08

Two EMERCOM Il-76 aircraft land at a disaster aid staging area at Little Rock Air Force Base; the first time Russia has flown such a mission to North America.

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Little Rock - Notable Birthdays

Douglas MacArthurJan 26, 1880

Little Rock - Birthdays
Date Event
1880-01-26

Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock Ark, US General (WW II), (d. 1964)

1882-03-21

Gilbert M Anderson, [Max Aronson], Little Rock AR

1898-03-06

Jay C Flippen, Little Rock AR, actor (Jet Pilot, Killing, Thunder Bay)

1902-09-06

Morgan Beatty, Little Rock Ark, news anchor (Du Mont Evening News)

1907-11-09

Burrill Phillips, Nine from Little Rock

1925-10-05

Gail Davis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Annie Oakley)

1927-02-12

Anne Gillis, Little Rock Ark, actress (Adv of Tom Sawyer, Little Men)

1934-07-30

Ben Piazza, Little Rock Ark, actor (Blues Brothers, Ben Casey, Dallas)

1942-02-28

Frank Bonner, Little Rock AR, actor (WKRP, Hoax, You Can't Hurry Love)

1942-9-19

Jefferson Thomas, Nine from Little Rock

1943-01-23

Gil Gerard, Little Rock Ark, actor (Buck Rogers in 25th Century)

1955-09-21

Rebecca Balding, Little Rock Ark, actress (Carla-Lou Grant, Soap)

1961-07-28

Scott E Parazynski, Little Rock Ark, MD/astronaut (STS 66, 86, sk:95)

1963-02-18

Maria Shin, Journey to Little Rock: The Untold Story of Minnijean Brown

1969-02-02

Aleksei Vakhrushev, The Tundra Book: A Tale of Vukvukai, the Little Rock

1971-11-05

Corin "Corky" Nemec, Little Rock, actor (Tucker, Parker Lewis)

1975-07-03

John Hargis, US, Little Rock Ark, 100m butterfly (Olympics-96)

Little Rock - Weddings
Date Event
2007-05-06

Evanescence singer Amy Lee (25) weds Josh Hartzler (29) in Little Rock, Arkansas

Little Rock - Deaths
Date Event
1988-06-22

Burrill Phillips, Nine from Little Rock

2010-09-05

Jefferson Thomas, Nine from Little Rock


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