1937 – Born in Washington, D.C. on the 13th of June.
1963 – Attended Antioch College, Yale University.
1964 – Yale University Law School.
1977-1981 – Chairman of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
1990-1991 – Norton was elected as a Democratic delegate to the House of Representatives, taking office on the 3rd of January.
2006 – On the 27th of July, Norton appeared on the Better Know A District segment of Comedy Central’s The Colbert Report, in which she spiritedly defended the District of Columbia’s claim to being a part of the United States.
– Norton also appeared on the joint Colbert Report/Daily Show "Midterm Midtacular" special on the 7th of November.
2007 – A further interview with Stephen Colbert was conducted on the 22nd of March on the subject of representation in the District of Columbia.