On this day: September 16

Published On: Sep 06 2013 12:39:02 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 16 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT
Pilgrims leaving England on Mayflower

The Pilgrims set sail on the Mayflower, "Jingle Bells" is copyrighted, General Motors is founded, Nixon drops in on "Laugh-In," Hurricane Ivan hits the Gulf Coast, and the federal government bails out AIG, all on this day.