On this day: September 26

Published On: Sep 25 2012 11:33:14 PM CDT   Updated On: Sep 26 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Sir Francis Drake completes his trip around the world, Nixon and Kennedy square off on TV, the Beatles release "Abbey Road," and an acting legend passes away, all on this day.

OTD September 26 - medical licensing
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1772: The soon-to-be state of New Jersey passes the first law in the U.S. to license medical practioners, except those who do not charge for their services, or whose activity is bleeding patients or pulling teeth.

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