On this day: September 14

POSTED: 12:43 AM Sep 14 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Sep 14 2015

America gets its first lighthouse, the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" are written, President McKinley dies, and a hurricane closes Disney World for the first time, all on this day.

OTD September 14 - Space Launch System
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2011: NASA reveals its Space Launch System plan, intended to replace the space shuttle program with its first flight scheduled for 2017.