On this day: August 20

POSTED: 12:46 AM PDT Aug 19, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Aug 19, 2013 

Charles Darwin publishes his theory of evolution, the NFL is founded, Lou Gehrig belts his 23rd career grand slam and NASA heads for Mars, all on this day.

OTD August 20 - Connie Chung
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1946: Connie Chung, the journalist who has been an anchor and reporter for the news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN and MSNBC, is born in Washington, D.C.

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