On this day: September 17

Published On: Sep 14 2012 01:49:58 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2015 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 - Jackie Robinson
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1947: Jackie Robinson, who broke the MLB color barrier earlier in the season when he began playing for the Brooklyn Dodgers, is named Rookie of the Year by the Sporting News.

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