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 - Ebbets Field
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1957: The Brooklyn Dodgers play their last game at Ebbets Field, which the Dodgers won 2–0 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. The team moved west to become the Los Angeles Dodgers the following season.

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