The United States declares its independence, an "Iron Horse" retires, the Beach Boys hit No. 1 for the first time, and we lose three presidents, all on this day.
2009: The Statue of Liberty's crown reopens to the public after eight years, due to security concerns following the World Trade Center attacks.
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Few celebrities can contend with Thursday's 50-year-old birthday boy Charlie Sheen when it comes to spectacular public meltdowns. Take a look at Sheen other stars who have fallen from grace.