Sandra Day O'Connor: a look back at first woman on U.S. Supreme Court (15 images)
By Wade Sheridan
Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, died December 1, 2023 at age 93. Appointed by President Ronald Reagan, she was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in the first televised hearing for the court. She served from 1981 to 2006.
Sandra Day O Connor, associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, arrives to receive a honorary degree and deliver the commencement address at New York's Benjamin Cardozo School of Law on June 1, 2004. Photo by Ezio Petersen/UPI