TODAY IN HISTORY
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT September 17, 1967
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.
ALSO ON THIS DATE 1787
The Constitution of the United States was completed and signed by a majority of delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.
The likeness of President Abraham Lincoln’s head was dedicated at Mount Rushmore.
After meeting at Camp David, Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin and Egyptian President Anwar Sadat signed a framework for a peace treaty.