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 - Camp Nou
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1957: Camp Nou, the largest stadium in Europe, is opened in Barcelona, Spain. The soccer stadium, which seats 99,354, has been the home of Futbol Club Barcelona since it opened.

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