September 17 – Old School – Learn From History
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September 17, 1787
The U.S. Constitution was signed by a majority of the delegates attending the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. But not Thomas Jefferson and John Adams though, they were both doing diplomatic duty abroad…
September 17, 1935
Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder Len Koenecke was killed attempting a skyjacking. Koenecke was furious that he'd just been cut by the Dodgers, so he took his frustrations out on a flight over Canada . . . but while he was trying to take control of the plane, he was hit in the head with a fire extinguisher and killed.
September 17, 1949
Warner Brothers released the first Roadrunner and Wile E. Coyote cartoon, called "Fast And Furry-ous".
Then six years later, more animation classic stuff:
September 17, 1955
The Oscar-winning cartoon "Speedy Gonzales" was released . . .
Also on TV, 10 years later....
September 17, 1965
"Hogan's Heroes" debuted on CBS, starring the extremely deviant Bob Crane
The Doors performed "Light My Fire" on "The Ed Sullivan Show". Before the show, Jim Morrison promised to change the line "Girl, we couldn't get much higher" . . . then he sang it anyway.
September 17, 1972
"M*A*S*H" premiered on CBS. It ran for 11 seasons.
September 17, 1991
Guns 'N Roses released "Use Your Illustion 1 and 2" at midnight. By 2:00 A.M., the two albums had sold 500,000 copies.
September 17, 2007
"Don't Tase Me Bro" guy, a University of Florida student named Andrew Meyer, was tased by campus police and forcibly removed from a town hall while pressing John Kerry about Bush's foreign policy
September 17, 2011,
Occupy Wall Street began in Zucotti Park, which was formerly known as Liberty Plaza, in New York City.