On this day: September 17

Published On: Sep 14 2012 01:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

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2001: The New York Stock Exchange reopens for trading after the September 11 terrorist attacks, the longest closure since the Great Depression. Professional sporting events also resumed following a six-day hiatus after the attacks.

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