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 - Linda McCartney
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1941: Photographer and singer Linda McCartney (center), best known as Paul McCartney's wife and a member of the band Wings, is born Linda Louise Eastman in New York City. She died of breast cancer at the age of 56 on April 17, 1998.

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