On this day: August 20

Published On: Aug 19 2012 02:46:11 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 20 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

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.

OTD August 20 - Andrew Garfield
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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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