On this day: May 2

Published On: May 01 2013 03:30:28 PM CDT   Updated On: May 02 2014 01:00:00 AM CDT

Leonardo da Vinci dies, Lou Gehrig sits out a game for the first time in 14 years, the Soviets capture Berlin, and a version of "The Scream" sells for a record amount at auction, all on this day.

OTD May 2 - Dwayne Johnson
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1972: Actor and former professional wrestler Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, who has starred in movies such as "The Scorpion King," "Walking Tall," "The Game Plan," "Fast Five" and "G.I. Joe: Retaliation," is born in Hayward, Calif. Johnson, who has semi-retired from wrestling, had 17 championship reigns in WWE from 1996 to 2004.

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