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 - Greta Garbo
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1905: Actress Greta Garbo, best known for movies such as "Ninotchka," "Anna Christie," "Anna Karenina" and "Grand Hotel," is born under the birth name Greta Lovisa Gustafsson in Stockholm, Sweden. Garbo, an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods, was nominated for three Academy Awards during her career. She died of pneumonia and renal failure at the age of 84 on April 15, 1990.


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