On This Day September 12th
On This Day in history:
1866- The first American burlesque show, "The Black Crook", opened in New York City.
1922- The Episcopal Church removed the word "obey" from the bride's section of wedding vows.
1948- Elvis Presley moved to Memphis, TN with his parents at age 13.
1953- U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy married Jacqueline Lee Bouvier.
1954- "Lassie" made its television debut on CBS.
1963- The last episode of "Leave it to Beaver" aired.
1966- The Beatles received a gold record for "Yellow Submarine."
1970- "Josie and the Pussycats," the cartoon, debuted on CBS.
1983- Arnold Schwarzenegger became a U.S. citizen.
1984- Michael Jordan signed a seven year contract to play basketball for the Chicago Bulls.
1998- Vince Gill made his 100th appearance on the Grand Ole Opry.
2002- The house that Kurt Cobain (Nirvana) lived in as a child sold on eBay for $210,000. The house was valued at $52,660 in 2000.