Air conditioning is born, the "happiest place on Earth" opens up, and the Beatles get animated, all on this day.
1790: Scottish philosopher and economics pioneer Adam Smith dies at age 67 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Smith is best known for his two classic works, "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" and "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations," the latter of which is considered the first modern work of economics.
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 James Van Der Beek celebrating his 37th birthday on Saturday, join us for a look at what he and his fellow "Dawson's Creek" castmembers have been up to since the show went off the air.