On this day: August 23

Published On: Aug 22 2012 03:54:04 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 23 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

King George gets fed up with the rebelling colonies, a silent film legend passes away, the Earth is ready for its closeup, and an earthquake jolts D.C., all on this day.

OTD August 23 - Jay Mohr
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1970: Actor and comedian Jay Mohr, best known for his roles in the TV series "Action," "Ghost Whisperer" and "Gary Unmarried," and in the Tom Cruise movie "Jerry Maguire," is born in Verona, New Jersey.

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