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On This Day

September 17

Guess Who Day

1878 In Canada’s 4th federal election John A. MacDonald win beating out Alexander Mackenzie

1931 33 1/2 long play aka the LP is introduced by RCA Victor

1953 Siamese twins are separated for the first time

1967 Jim Morrison and the Doors get lifetime ban from The Ed Sullivan Show for singing the words to Light My Fire

1972 On the small screen M*A*S*H premiers

1982 The first official game of The New Jersey Devils they wind up beating Capitals 3 -1

1981 Ric Flair pins Dusty Rhodes winning his first world championship in Kansas city

1983 Vanessa Williams wins Miss America only to be stripped from the crown for posing nude in Playboy

1984 Brian Mulroney is sworn in as Prime Minister of Canada

1984 The Transformers Mini Series premiers

1995 At WCW Fall Brawl '95 the team of Hulk Hogan & Lex Luger & Randy Savage & Sting beat Kamala & Meng & Shark & Zodiac in a WarGames match.

2006 At WWE Unforgiven '06 from ACC in Toronto John Cena beats Edge to win the WWE Championship.

2011 The Occupy Wall Street protest begins in Zuccotti Park in New York

Happy Birthday

1923 Hank Williams musician country music legend

1945 Phil Jackson NBA Coach

1948 John Ritter actor Three’s Company

1961 Jim Cornette wrestling manager, promoter owner of Smoky Mountain Wrestling

1966 Doug E Fresh Hip-Hop Pioneer

1968 Lord Jamar Rapper in Brand Nubian

1969 Steady B Rapper

1971 Adriana Karembeu actress model

1980 Freelee the Banana Girl self help guru

1989 Lindsie Chrisley Reality TV Star

1997 Auston Matthews NHL Hockey Player palys for The Toronto Maple Leafs