On this day: September 18

Published On: Sep 17 2012 06:16:13 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

OTD September 18 - KISS
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1983: The members of rock band Kiss officially appear in public without makeup for the first time during an appearance on MTV, which coincided with the release of the band's new album, "Lick It Up."

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