On this day: September 19

Published On: Sep 18 2012 11:48:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.

OTD September 19 - Otzi the iceman
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Courtesy of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology

1991: "Ötzi the Iceman," a well-preserved natural mummy of a Chalcolithic (Copper Age) man from about 3300 B.C., is discovered by two German tourists in the Ötztal Alps on the Austrian–Italian border.

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