On this day: September 13

Published On: Sep 12 2012 07:25:11 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 13 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

Michelangelo starts working on David, the automobile claims its first fatality in America, the National Guard storms Attica, and the U.S. zeroes in on Osama bin Laden as the prime 9/11 suspect, all on this day.

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1990: The television drama "Law & Order" premieres. The show would last 20 seasons and spawn four spin-offs before ending in May 2010, making it the longest-running crime drama on American primetime television. After "The Simpsons," both "Law & Order" and "Gunsmoke" are tied for the second longest-running scripted primetime series with ongoing characters.

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