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On this day: September 17

Published On: Sep 14 2012 02:49:58 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 17 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

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.

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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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