Spanish Influenza breaks out, Janet Reno is confirmed as the first female attorney general, and a massive earthquake and tsunami cripple Japan, all on this day.
2011: NFL owners and players break off labor negotiations hours before their contract expired. The union then decertified and the league imposed a lockout that would last more than four months.
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.