On this day: September 19

Published On: Sep 19 2012 12:48:40 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

George Washington says goodbye, America takes nuclear testing underground, Simon & Garfunkel reunite in Central Park, and emoticons are born, all on this day.

OTD September 19 - Bruno Hauptmann
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1934: Bruno Hauptmann is arrested for the kidnapping and murder of the 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh. Hauptmann would eventually be convicted of the crime and executed by electric chair on April 3, 1936.


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