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 - Jamie Farr
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U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Roadell Hickma

1934: Actor Jamie Farr, best known for the role of cross-dressing Cpl. Maxwell Q. Klinger in the sitcom "M*A*S*H," is born Jameel Joseph Farah in Toledo, Ohio.

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