On this day: September 18

POSTED: 05:16 PM MDT Sep 17, 2012    UPDATED: 12:00 AM MDT Sep 18, 2013 
Jimi Hendrix

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.