On This Day September 17th
On This Day in history:
1630- Boston, Massachusetts is founded.
1872- Phillip W. Pratt receives a patent for an early version of the modern day sprinkler system.
1920- The American Professional Football Association is formed in Canton, OH.
1937- Abraham Lincoln's face is dedicated at Mount Rushmore.
1939- Frank Sinatra records, "All or Nothing at All" with the Harry James Orchestra.
1963- "The Fugitive" premiers on ABC starring David Janssen.
1964- "Bewitched" premiers on ABC.
1967- The Doors appear on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
1972- "M*A*S*H" premiered on CBS.
1983- Miss New York, Vanessa Williams, becomes the first black woman to be crowned Miss America.
1984- Reggie Jackson hits his 500th career home run 17 years exactly from the day he hit his first major league home run.