On this day: September 14

POSTED: 10:43 PM Sep 13 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 14 2012

America gets its first lighthouse, the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" are written, President McKinley dies, and a hurricane closes Disney World for the first time, all on this day.

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1752: The British Empire adopts the Gregorian calendar, skipping 11 days (the previous day was Sept. 2).

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