On this day: August 16

Published On: Aug 13 2012 11:42:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Politics get ugly on the White House lawn, Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, the Bambino and The King both die, and the Beatles find a new drummer, all on this day.

OTD August 16 - Steve Carell
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1962: Actor Steve Carell, best known for his role on the sitcom "The Office" and in movies such as "The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Little Miss Sunshine," "Crazy, Stupid, Love" and "Despicable Me," is born in Concord, Massachusetts.

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