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 - NHL lockout
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2004: The National Hockey League locks out its players a day after the collective bargaining agreement between the NHL and the NHL Players Association expired. The lockout would stretch on for more than 10 months, canceling the entire 2004-05 NHL season and making the NHL the first North American professional sports league to lose a full season over a labor dispute. A new agreement was reached on July 13, 2005, with the lockout officially ending nine days later.

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