On this day: September 17

Published On: Sep 14 2012 01:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

OTD September 17 - Kevin Clash
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1960: Puppeteer and voice actor Kevin Clash, best known for turning the "Sesame Street" character Elmo into a star and worldwide phenomenon, is born in Baltimore, Md. Clash has also worked in various productions for the Muppets and Jim Henson Productions and in other projects.

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