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Old 09-17-2009, 06:20 AM
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September 17, 1862
Battle of Antietam

Beginning early on the morning of this day in 1862, Confederate and Union troops in the Civil War clash near Maryland's Antietam Creek in the bloodiest one-day battle in American history.

That's actually not too far from where I used to live in Maryland.
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Old 09-17-2009, 07:25 AM
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September 17, 1859 -- Harper's Weekly featured a cartoon about the conscription of naturalized American citizens into military service in their countries of origin.

I bet it involved falling anvils, cream pies and copious amounts of dynamite...
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Old 09-17-2009, 02:17 PM
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The US Constitution was signed in 1776. That the right year?
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The Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776. The U.S. Constitution was signed by the Constitutional Convention on this date in 1787, it was ratified by the states in 1788, and it went in effect in 1789. More here.
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September 18, 1793
Capitol cornerstone is laid

On this day in 1793, George Washington lays the cornerstone to the United States Capitol building, the home of the legislative branch of American government. The building would take nearly a century to complete, as architects came and went, the British set fire to it and it was called into use during the Civil War. Today, the Capitol building, with its famous cast-iron dome and important collection of American art, is part of the Capitol Complex, which includes six Congressional office buildings and three Library of Congress buildings, all developed in the 19th and 20th centuries.
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September 18, 1975 -- Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
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September 19, 1959
Khrushchev barred from visiting Disneyland

In one of the more surreal moments in the history of the Cold War, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev explodes with anger when he learns that he cannot visit Disneyland. The incident marked the climax of Khrushchev's day in Los Angeles, one that was marked by both frivolity and tension.
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September 19, 1881 -- the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died of wounds inflicted by an assassin.
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Today Saturday, September 19, 2009 the song "The Twist" by Chubby Checker topped the charts and stayed there for a week. (1960)
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September 19, 1959
Khrushchev barred from visiting Disneyland

In one of the more surreal moments in the history of the Cold War, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev explodes with anger when he learns that he cannot visit Disneyland.
The park wasn't on Khrushchev's itinerary, and when he made a last-minute request to see it, at Mrs. Khrushchev's suggestion, it was too late to make security arrangements for the 30-mile drive from Los Angeles to Disneyland.

Instead, they got an auto tour of the San Fernando valley.
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