On this day: July 15

Published On: Jul 10 2013 03:20:40 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

Jerusalem falls to the Crusaders, the Rosetta Stone is uncovered, Napoleon surrenders, the Nintendo Entertainment System debuts in Japan, and Psy unleashes "Gangnam Style" on the Internet, all on this day.

OTD July 15 - Alex Karras
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1935: Football player and actor Alex Karras is born in Gary, Indiana. Karras played with the Detroit Lions in the National Football League from 1958–1962 and 1964–1970, but is best known for his roles in the movie "Blazing Saddles" (pictured, right) and the TV sitcom "Webster." He died from complications caused by kidney failure at the age of 77 on Oct. 10, 2012.

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