Construction begins on the Brooklyn Bridge, FDR founds the March of Dimes, Apple Computer is incorporated, and Gen. Manuel Noriega surrenders, all on this day.
1521: Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. An earlier papal edict had demanded Luther recant or face excommunication over his written attacks on orthodox Catholic beliefs and his denial of the power of Rome to determine what is right and wrong in matters of faith.
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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