On this day: September 19

POSTED: 10:48 PM Sep 18 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 19 2015

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 - Nikita Khrushchev
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German Federal Archive/Wikimedia Commons

1959: Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev is barred from visiting Disneyland due to security concerns, much to his disgruntlement.


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