Profession: Associate Justice of the Supreme Court
Why Famous: Appointed to the Supreme Court by Bill Clinton in August 1993, she was the 1st Jewish female justice and the second female justice.
Viewed as part of the liberal wing of the Court Ginsburg became increasingly known for her forceful and fiery liberal dissents and her advocacy for gender quality. Earning her the nickname "The Notorious R.B.G.", after fellow Brooklyn native, rapper The Notorious B.I.G.
- 1954-06-23 Associate Justice of the Supreme Court Ruth Bader Ginsburg (21) weds taxation law expert Martin D. Ginsburg
- 1993-06-14 Ruth Bader Ginsburg is nominated to the United States Supreme Court by President Bill Clinton
- 1993-08-10 Ruth Bader Ginsburg sworn in as a US Supreme Court Justice
- 2020-09-24 President Donald Trump nominates Judge Amy Coney Barrett for the US Supreme Court to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg
- 2020-09-25 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the 1st woman to lie in state in the US Capitol in Washington D.C.
- Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Champion Of Gender Equality, Dies At 87 - NPR
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg obituary - The Guardian