Charles Dickens dies, Donald Duck makes his debut, Bruce Springsteen signs his first record deal, and Secretariat wins the Triple Crown, all on this day.
2012: Maria Sharapova of Russia beats Sara Errani of Italy 6-3, 6-2 in the French Open final to complete a career Grand Slam, which includes winning the French Open, Wimbledon, the U.S. Open and the Australian Open. She was the sixth woman in the Open Era to attain a career Grand Slam in singles.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Sara Gilbert, who celebrates her 40th birthday on Thursday, grew up in front of TV audiences on "Roseanne." In honor of her birthday, click on to see what she and the rest of her co-stars are up to today.