On this day: September 16

Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:44:47 AM CST   Updated On: Sep 16 2013 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 - Lauren Bacall
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1924: Actress Lauren Bacall, who made her film debut opposite her future husband Humphrey Bogart in 1944's "To Have and Have Not," is born Betty Joan Perske in The Bronx, New York. Bacall went on to star alongside Bogart in "The Big Sleep," "Dark Passage" and "Key Largo," and also starred in movies such as "How to Marry a Millionaire" and "Designing Woman." She also earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for her role in 1996's "The Mirror Has Two Faces." She died on Aug. 12, 2014, at the age of 89 after suffering a stroke.

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