Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.
1958: Film director and screenwriter David O. Russell, best known for movies such as "Three Kings," "I Heart Huckabees," "The Fighter," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle," is born in New York City. Russell received Academy Award nominations for directing "The Fighter," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "American Hustle" and was also nominated for Oscars for the latter two's screenplays.
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