On this day: September 16

Published On: Sep 05 2013 11:39:02 PM CDT   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 - Jingle Bells
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1857: The song "Jingle Bells" by James Lord Pierpont is copyrighted under its original title, "One Horse Open Sleigh."

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