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 - Anne Bancroft
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1931: Actress Anne Bancroft, best known for movies such as "The Miracle Worker" and "The Graduate," is born Anna Maria Louisa Italiano in The Bronx, New York. She won one Academy Award, three BAFTA Awards, two Golden Globes, two Tony Awards and two Emmy Awards in her career. She died of uterine cancer at age 73 on June 6, 2005.

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