A country is born -- and later expands, an "Iron Horse" retires and we lose three presidents, all on this day in history.
1776: The United States Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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With Bradley Cooper returning to the big screen for "The Hangover Part III," take a look back at the actor's career so far.