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.
1979: Bob Dylan releases the album "Slow Train Coming," his first since becoming a born-again Christian. While the religious-themed album divided his fans, it sold sell, peaking at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart, and generated the Grammy-winning single "Gotta Serve Somebody," Dylan's first hit in three years.
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