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    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. 

      In 2012, Michael Phelps wins another gold medal as the United States wins the medley relay at the London Olympics. Phelps has a record 18 golds and 22 medals overall. See more sports moments from this date:

        In 1966, comedian Lenny Bruce, whose raunchy brand of satire and dark humor landed him in trouble with the law, was found dead in his Los Angeles home; he was 40.

          Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Martin Sheen, Martha Stewart, John Landis, John C. McGinley, Lisa Ann Walter,  James Hetfield, Ed Roland, Isaiah Washington and Michael Ealy. 

            2006 — Champ Car driver Cristiano da Matta needs surgery to remove a ruptured blood vessel in his head after his race car collides with a deer that wandered onto the track during a test session at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis.

              Bill Russell. Nichelle Nichols. Naomi Judd. Bob Saget. A look at the entertainers, athletes, leaders and other notable people we've lost this year.

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