On this day: September 24

POSTED: 3:39 AM Sep 23 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 24 2014

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 - The Love Boat
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ABC Television

1977: "The Love Boat" debuts on television. The show, which starred Gavin MacLeod as the cruise ship's captain, would air for nine seasons before ending on May 24, 1986.

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