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    In 1933, Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees plays his 1,308th straight game to break Everett Scott’s record of 1,307. See more sports moments from this date:

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bruce Beresford, Bob Balaban, J.T. Taylor,  James Cameron, Jeff Perry, Laura Innes, Madonna, Angela Bassett, Young Thug Timothy Hutton, Steve Carell, and Donovan Leitch. 

        In 2008, Michael Phelps touches the wall a hundredth of a second ahead of Serbia’s Milorad Cavic to win the 100-meter butterfly. See more sports moments from this date:

          During World War II, Allied forces landed in southern France in Operation Dragoon, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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