Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Interesting Day In History

On Sept. 17, 1862, Union forces hurled back a Confederate invasion of Maryland in the Civil War battle of Antietam. With 23,100 killed, wounded or captured, it remains the bloodiest day in U.S. military history.

The American Professional Football Association - a precursor of the National Football League - was formed in Canton, Ohio.

The Soviet Union invaded Poland during World War II.

The comedy series "M.A.S.H." premiered on CBS.

George Blanda, Football Hall of Famer, (who I remember watching as a kid) turns 81 years old

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