On this day: September 17

Published On: Sep 14 2012 01:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2016 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.

OTD September 17 - Vanessa Williams
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1983: Vanessa Williams (seen here in 2010) becomes the first black woman to win the title of Miss America. However, she would end up relinquishing her title early due to a scandal caused by Penthouse purchasing and publishing nude photos of her.

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