September 18, 1970 — Jimi Hendrix (27), rock star guitarist, died in London of a drug overdose.

You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.
—Michael Pritchard

September 17, 1965 — “The Smothers Brothers Show”, debuted on CBS TV.

If you ever saw a cat and a dog eating out of the same plate, you can bet your ass it was the cat’s food. —Congressman William Clay

September 16, 1920 — A bomb exploded outside the J.P. Morgan Building just across from the New York Stock Exchange on Wall St. Thirty-three in the lunch-time

You’re not to be so blind with patriotism that you can’t face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it. —Malcom X