New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)
TODAY IN HISTORY
Sept. 18, 1975
Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was captured by the FBI in San Francisco, 19 months after being kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
ON THIS DATE 1851
The first edition of The New York Times was published.
The National Security Act, which created a National Military Establishment and the position of Secretary of Defense, went into effect.
Rock star Jimi Hendrix died in London at age 27.