Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.
1775: The Spanish establish the Presidio San Augustin del Tucson in the town that will become Tucson, Ariz.
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.