TODAY IN HISTORY
The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
More than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Battle of Antietam in Maryland.
The likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head was dedicated at Mount Rushmore.
The Doors appeared on “The Ed Sullivan Show” on CBS-TV for the first — and last — time. The group was banned from the program after Jim Morrison ignored a producer’s request to change the line, “Girl, we couldn’t get much higher” to “Girl, we couldn’t get much better” while singing “Light My Fire” during the live broadcast.