On this day: September 18

Published On: Sep 17 2012 07:16:13 PM EDT   Updated On: Sep 18 2013 02:00:00 AM EDT

America takes out its first loan, The New York Times and the United States Air Force are born, guitar legend Jimi Hendrix dies, and "The Guiding Light" ends after 72 years, all on this day.

OTD September 18 - Scotty Bowman
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1933: Hockey Hall of Famer Scotty Bowman, the former NHL coach who holds the record for most wins in league history, with 1,244 wins in the regular season and 223 in the Stanley Cup playoffs, is born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He coached the St. Louis Blues, Montreal Canadiens, Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Detroit Red Wings, winning five Stanley Cups with the Canadiens in the 1970s, another with the Penguins in 1992, and three more with the Red Wings in 1997, 1998 and 2002.

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