On this day: September 16

POSTED: 2:44 AM PST December 24, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT September 15, 2013 
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.