Today in history - Nov. 21
Today is Tuesday, Nov. 21, the 325th day of 2006. There are 40 days left in the year.
Today's Highlight in History:
On Nov. 21, 1922, Rebecca L. Felton of Georgia was sworn in as the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate. (Felton, a Democrat appointed by Gov. Thomas Hardwick to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas E. Watson, served only a day before Watson's elected successor, Walter F. George, took office.)
On this date:
In 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state to ratify the U.S. Constitution.