On this day: September 24

POSTED: 3:39 AM Sep 23 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 24 2013

America's first National Monument is declared, the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is launched, we say goodbye to Dr. Seuss, and Nirvana hits it big with "Nevermind," all on this day.

OTD September 24 - Kevin Sorbo
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1958: Actor Kevin Sorbo, best known for his starring role in the TV series "Hercules: The Legendary Journeys," is born in Mound, Minn. He also starred in the TV series "Andromeda" as well as movies such as "Kull the Conqueror," "Meet the Spartans" and "Soul Surfer."

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