On this day: September 17

POSTED: 12:49 PM Sep 14 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 17 2013

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

OTD September 17 - David Souter
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1939: David Souter, who would go on to become a Supreme Court justice from 1990 to 2009, is born in Melrose, Massachusetts.

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