The Medal of Honor is authorized, The Cos and a favorite toy are both born, Walter Mondale makes a historic choice, and "E.T." breaks box office records, all on this day.
100 B.C.: Julius Caesar is born in Rome (although some reports also list July 13 as his birthdate).
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