On this day: July 6

POSTED: 03:10 PM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 05, 2012 
Closeup of dollar bill, money, George Washington

America names it currency, a political party holds its first convention, and a first lady, media mogul, rocker, screen scream queen and religious leader are all born, all on this day.