TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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1787

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

1862

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

1937

The like­ness of Pres­i­dent Abra­ham Lin­coln’s head was ded­i­cated at Mount Rush­more.

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.

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