On this day: September 19

POSTED: 10:48 PM Sep 18 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 19 2014

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 - Mario Batali
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1960: Chef, restauranteur and TV personality Mario Batali is born in Seattle, Washington.

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