A look back at the week in history
Sept. 26, 1960 John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon join in first televised presidential candidates debate.
Sept. 28, 2008 SpaceX’s Falcon 1 becomes the first privately developed liquid-fuel rocket to orbit Earth.
Sept. 29, 2005 John Roberts is sworn in as chief justice of the United States after a 78-22 Senate vote.
Sept. 30, 1949 The Berlin airlift officially ends, 15 months after U.S. and British forces began flying food and supplies to Soviet-blockaded West Berlin.
Oct. 1, 1971 The Walt Disney World theme park opens near Orlando, Fla.