In 2007, San Francisco’s Barry Bonds hit home run No. 756 to break Hank Aaron’s storied record with one out in the fifth inning of a game against the Washington Nationals, who won, 8-6.
Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Robert Mueller, John Glover, David Rasche, Rodney Crowell, Wayne Knight, Bruce Dickinson, Alberto Salazar, David Duchovny and Harold Perrineau.
In 2012, Aly Raisman becomes the first U.S. woman to win Olympic gold on floor. See more sports moments from this date:
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In 1973, entertainer Stevie Wonder was seriously injured in a car accident in North Carolina.
Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Ella Jenkins, Peter Bonerz, David Robinson, Benito Martinez, M. Night Shyamalan, Merrin Dungey, Ever Carradine, Soleil Moon Frye and Melissa George.
In 1966, Muhammad Ali knocks out Brian London in the third round to retain his world heavyweight title. See more sports moments from this date:
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One year ago: Sydney McLaughlin smashed the world record and Dalilah Muhammad broke it as well in an American 1-2 finish in the women’s 400 hurdles at the Tokyo Olympics.
Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Alberto Gonzales, Billy Bob Thornton, Kym Karath, Barack Obama, Roger Clemens, Dennis Lehane, Daniel Dae Kim and Meghan Markle.