On this day: September 28

POSTED: 2:02 PM Sep 27 2012   UPDATED: 12:00 AM Sep 28 2012

The U.S. Constitution heads to state legislatures for approval, Ted Williams smacks a homer in his last at-bat, the Beatles' "Hey Jude" hits No. 1, and "Star Trek" taps the next generation, all on this day.

OTD September 28 - Charles Duryea
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1938: Charles Duryea, the engineer of the first-ever working American gasoline-powered car and co-founder of Duryea Motor Wagon Company, dies at age 76 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He's seen here at left with his brother Frank in 1894.

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