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 - Ed Begley Jr
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1949: Actor Ed Begley Jr., best known for his role as Dr. Victor Ehrlich on the television series "St. Elsewhere," and for his environmental activism, is born in Los Angeles, California. He's also had roles on the TV shows "7th Heaven," "Arrested Development," "The West Wing," "Six Feet Under" and "Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital," and has appeared in movies such as "Best in Show," "A Mighty Wind" and "For Your Consideration."

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