TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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In 1787, the Con­sti­tu­tion of the United States was com­pleted and signed by a ma­jor­ity of del­e­gates at­tend­ing the Con­sti­tu­tional Con­ven­tion in Philadel­phia.

In 1862, more than 3,600 men were killed in the Civil War Bat­tle of An­ti­etam in Mary­land.

In 1937, the like­ness of Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln’s head was ded­i­cated at Mount Rush­more. In 1947, James V. For­re­stal was sworn in as the first U.S. Sec­re­tary of De­fense.

In 1978, af­ter meet­ing at Camp David, Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Me­nachem Be­gin and Egyp­tian Pres­i­dent An­war Sa­dat signed a frame­work for a peace treaty.

In 2011, a demon­stra­tion call­ing it­self Oc­cupy Wall Street be­gan in New York, prompt­ing sim­i­lar protests around the U.S. and the world.

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