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On this day: September 17

POSTED: 2:49 PM Sep 14 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Sep 17 2014

The U.S. Constitution is signed, the Civil War sees the bloodiest battle in American history, the prototype space shuttle Enterprise is unveiled, and the Camp David Accords bring peace between Egypt and Israel, all on this day.

OTD September 17 - Occupy Wall Street
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2011: The Occupy Wall Street movement begins in New York City's Zucotti Park, with activists using the plaza as a campground and staging area for their protests throughout the Manhattan Financial District.

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