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.
1983: Actor Andrew Garfield, best known for his role in "The Social Network" and for playing Peter Parker/Spider-Man in 2012's "The Amazing Spider-Man" and its 2014 sequel, is born in Los Angeles, California. While he was born in America, Garfield was raised in Surrey, England.
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