Chicago burns, Don Larsen is perfection in the World Series, Jerry Lee Lewis records his biggest hit, and Martha Stewart reports to prison, all on this day.
2011: Al Davis, the principal owner of the Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders of the National Football League since 1972, dies at age 82 in Oakland, California, from an abnormal heart rhythm, congestive heart failure and a heart muscle disease. During his time as owner, the Raiders won three Super Bowl titles. Davis also coached the Raiders for three years and served as the team's general manager. He was also briefly the commissioner of the American Football League in 1966 and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1992.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
Today is national "Star Wars" Day in honor of the pun spoken on this date: "May the forth be with you." Find out what the stars of the blockbuster films are up to today.