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Today In History - September 17th
YearHistoric Event
1630Boston founded
1776Presidio of SF founded as Spanish fort
1787US Constitution is adopted & formally signed
1789William Herschel discovers Mimas satellite of Saturn
18191st whaling ship arrives in Hawaii
1862Battle of Antietam Md; Confederate forces retreat
1908Thomas Selfridge becomes 1st fatality of powered flight
19111st transcontinental airplane flight NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min
1920National Football League formed in Canton Ohio
1927Charles Lindbergh in SF
19531st succesSFul separation of Siamese twins
1956Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of the year
1963The Fugitive premiers
1964Mickey Mantle gets hits #1999 2000 & 2001
1964Bewitched premiers
1967Mission Impossible premiers
1968Zond 5 completes circumnavigation of the Moon
1972BART begins passenger service
1977Dave Kingman hits his 1st Yankee homer Reggie hits 2 more
1978Red Sox finally beat Yanks in Sept 1978 7-3
1978Begin Sadat & Carter sign the Camp David accord
1985Soyuz T-14 carries 3 cosmonauts to Salyut 7 space station

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