On this day: July 1

Published On: Jun 28 2013 03:06:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 01 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

The Battle of Gettysburg begins, America's first zoo opens, the first Tour de France starts, the Sony Walkman hits the market, the PG-13 movie rating is introduced, and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill breaks an unfortunate record, all on this day.

OTD July 1 - Alan Ruck
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1956: Actor Alan Ruck, best known for his roles as Cameron Frye in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and Stuart Bondek on the sitcom "Spin City," is born in Cleveland, Ohio. He's also appeared in movies such as "Speed," "Twister" and "Kickin' It Old Skool."

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