On this day: September 16

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:44:47 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower, "Jingle Bells" is copyrighted, General Motors is founded, Nixon drops in on "Laugh-In," Hurricane Ivan hits the Gulf Coast, and the federal government bails out AIG, all on this day.

OTD September 16 - Robin Yount
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1955: Hall of Fame shortstop and center fielder Robin Yount, who spent his entire 20 year MLB career with the Milwaukee Brewers, is born in Danville, Illinois. The three-time All-Star collected 3,142 hits and 251 home runs in his career, which also saw him earn the American League MVP in 1982 and 1989.

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