On July 18...
Ty Cobb on July 18, 1927 Ty hit safely for the 4,000th time in his major league baseball career.
1999 David Cone of the New York Yankees pitched the 14th perfect game in major league history in a game against the Montreal Expos.
BOOS to... 1969 A car driven by Sen. Ted Kennedy, D-Mass., plunged off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island near Martha's Vineyard. His passenger, 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, died.
Happy birthday to...
Nelson Mandela Former South African president 87
John Glenn Astronaut; former U.S. senator, D-Ohio 84
Dick Button Figure skater-sportscaster 76
Paul Verhoeven Movie director 67
Brian Auger Rock singer 66
Dion DiMucci Singer (Dion and the Belmonts) 66
James Brolin Actor 65
Lonnie Mack Blues guitarist 64
Martha Reeves Singer (Martha and the Vandellas) 64
Ricky Skaggs Country singer 51
Nigel Twist Rock musician (The Alarm) 47
Audrey Landers Actress 46
Elizabeth McGovern Actress 44
John Hermann Rock musician (Widespread Panic) 43
Jack Irons Rock musician (Pearl Jam) 43
Anfernee Hardaway Basketball player 34
Torii Hunter Baseball player 30
Daron Malakian Rock musician (System of a Down) 30
Tony Fagenson Rock musician (Eve 6) 27
Jason Weaver Actor 26
Kristen Bell Actress 25
Ryan Cabrera Rock singer 23
Actor Vin Diesel turns 38 years old today