It's fun to look back over the years and see the significance of certain dates. Here's a few to check out!
THIS WEEK IN HISTORY
u 1996: John F. Kennedy Jr. marries Carolyn Bessette Sept. 21 on Cumberland Island, GA.
u 1982: On Sept. 19, university professor Scott Fahlman posts ":-)" - the first emoticon.
u 1973: Argentine President Juan Peron returns to power Sept. 22, 18 years after his ouster.
u 1955: Argentine President Juan Peron is ousted by his military Sept. 19.
u 1947: The Air Force is established as a separate U.S. military branch on Sept. 18.
u 1862: On Sept 22, the Emancipation Proclamation orders all slaves freed by Jan. 1, 1863.
u 1846: On Sept. 23, Astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle discovers the planet Neptune.
u 1806: After two years, the Lewis and Clark expedition returns Sept. 23 to St. Louis, MO.