Lou Gehrig Hits his 23rd Career Grand Slam on this Day in History, August 20, 1938

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1938: Lou Gehrig hits a Grand Slam. The play was the 23rd Grand Slam of his career and set a record that held until Alex Rodriguez broke it 75 years later.

1911: The first telegram to go around the world was sent.
1940: Leon Trotsky, exiled Russian revolutionary, was killed in Mexico City.
1975: NASA launches Viking 1 to Mars
1977: The Emotions' "Best of My Love" was Number 1 on the US Pop Charts
2013: Russian police killed 9 Islamist militants in North Caucasus

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Lou Gehrig Hits his 23rd Career Grand Slam on this Day in History, August 20, 1938
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Mike McCready challenged all of Pearl Jam to the #IceBucketChallenge and Eddie Vedder accepted! Eddie challenges Tim Robbins, Bruce Springsteen (http://www.twitter.com/springsteen), & Niall Horan of One Direction (http://www.twitter.com/NiallOfficial) Donate Today: http://bit.ly/gfest2014 http://www.teamgleason.org/donate/ http://www.twitter.com/teamgleason http://www.alsa.org/ #NoWhiteFlags #StrikeoutALS SUBSCRIBE: http://bitly.com/PJ_Subscribe LIKE on Facebook: http://bitly.com/PJ_Facebook FOLLOW on Twitter: http://bitly.com/PJ_Twitter FOLLOW on Instagram: http://bitly.com/PJ_Instagram Get Pearl Jam's new album, Lightning Bolt, here: http://smarturl.it/PJLightningBolt With nine studio albums, hundreds of live performances, and hundreds of live concert bootleg releases, Pearl Jam continues to be a major force in rock and roll today. Subscribe to Pearl Jam's YouTube channel for more music, live videos, and behind the scenes footage!
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Apple CEO Tim Cook challenged Dr. Dre to the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of ALS. Dre accepted. Today, on the set of their new film, Director Gary Gray helped him complete the challenge. Dre nominated Eminem, Snoop Dogg and Kendrick Lamar. Donate to ALS Association: http://beats.is/beatsALSA
Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien, center, reacts along with Chief Operating Officer Cal McNair, right, and Houston Chronicle reporter Brian Smith, left, after dunking ice cold water over their heads after an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Houston. The three were challenged to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association. The challenge, a social media phenomenon, is part of a program launched by the ALS Association to raise money for fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Participants challenge others on video to do it or donate money to ALS before dumping ice cold water over their heads. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Boston City Councillor Tito Jackson, left in suit, leads some 200 people in the ice bucket challenge at Boston's Copley Square, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 to raise funds and awareness for ALS.The idea is easy: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, video it and post it on social media. Then challenge your friends, strangers, even celebrities to do the same within 24 hours or pay up for charity. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 0106 -- Pictured: (l-r) Dave Guy, Horatio Sanz, Damon 'Tuba Gooding Jr.' Bryson, Ian Hendrickson-Smith, Rob Riggle, Ahmir 'Questlove' Thompson, Mark Kelley, host Jimmy Fallon, announcer Steve Higgins, James Poyser, James 'Kamal' Gray, Tariq 'Black Thought' Trotter, Frank 'Knuckles' Walker and Kirk 'Captain Kirk' Douglas participate in the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' on August 12, 2014 -- (Photo by: Douglas Gorenstein/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
BOSTON - AUGUST 7: The park rangers who provide security at the Massachusetts State House were called out for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last night by Senator Linda Dorcena Forry. Left to right, Lieutenant Sean Flood, Ranger Deb McNamara, Ranger Ted Fusco and Captain Stephen Owens. (Photo by David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Giants Steve Tisch accepts the #IceBucketChallenge - nominates: @michaelstrahan & @katyperry - http://t.co/f5R3038RNe http://t.co/bWknnXTb3m
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 087 -- Pictured: (l-r) Syd Butler and host Seth Meyer dump a bucket of ice on actor Mickey Rourke for the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' on August 123, 2014 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
The Ice Bucket Challenge: Zuckerberg, Nadella and other tech CEOs are getting doused. http://t.co/J2xtRX4guz http://t.co/jYGOIJPmW7
Mark Zuckerberg, you've got 24 hours!' New Jersey Governor Chris Christie takes the Ice Bucket Challenge and hands the baton to Facebook CEO New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is proving again he doesn't mind a little humiliation. The 51-year-old Republican posted a video to his Facebook page on Tuesday showing two of his children dumping a bucket of ice water on his head. 'Patrick and Bridget let's go,' he says as he stands outside of his home in Mendham, New Jersey, wearing T-shirt, shorts and sandals waiting to be soaked. The video is part of the Ice Bucket Challenge, launched by the ALS Foundation to raise money for fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. The organization reports raising $4 million since July 29 thanks to the initiative. Christie nominates three other people to complete the challenge within 24 hours or donate $100: Democratic New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and late-night TV host Jimmy Fallon. Christie has been trying to move past a scandal at home by drawing laughs, including an appearance on Fallon's show. A poll released this month found that less than half of New Jerseyans approve of the father-of-four's job performance in a 49-47 split representing a new low for 'net' approval of just 2 points. And according to the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, Garden State voters are evenly split at 48 per cent on the question of whether Christie is a 'leader' or a 'bully.' Christie's sliding popularity is having an impact on his viability in a 2016 presidential campaign: The same pollsters released a devastating analysis showing that likely Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton would beat him in his own state by a 50-42 margin. 'People used to talk about Gov. Christopher Christie's appeal to independent voters, but many of those voters now have second thoughts,' said Maurice Carroll, the poll's assistant director. That turnaround can be traced back to the 'Bridgegate' scandal that made Christie's political life a daily hell through most of the first half of 2014. Aides to the governor are accused of sabotaging traffic patterns in Fort Lee, a town whose Democratic mayor refused to endorse him for re-election. They allegedly snarled morning commutes there for a week in September 2013 by closing off on-ramp lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge. 'Bridgegate has faded from the headlines, but Gov. Christie still hasn't recovered,' Carroll said. 'His near-70 percent job approval rating in July 2013 dropped to 49 percent in April and is still there.' 'Being drubbed in the news media for months about Bridgegate has eroded people's confidence in the Gov's honesty.'
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Ethel Kennedy Nominates President Obama for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge http://t.co/dcmY7XO6Fa http://t.co/63jMBU2Ocj
P.K. Subban of the Montreal Canadiens goes on live TV to pour a dump truck full of ice on himself in support of ALS.
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UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 13: Mario Lopez takes the ALS ice bucket challenge at 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on August 13, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
Houston Texans owner Bob McNair, left, jokes with coach Bill O'Brien, right, after O'Brien dumped a bucket of ice cold water over his head after an NFL football training camp practice Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Houston. O'Brien was challenged to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money for the ALS Association. The challenge, a social media phenomenon, is part of a program launched by the ALS Association to raise money for fighting ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Participants challenge others on video to do it or donate money to ALS before dumping ice cold water over their heads. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
Boston City Councillor Tito Jackson, right, leads some 200 people in the ice bucket challenge at Boston's Copley Square, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 to raise funds and awareness for ALS. The idea is easy: Take a bucket of ice water, dump it over your head, video it and post it on social media. Then challenge your friends, strangers, even celebrities to do the same within 24 hours or pay up for charity. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott, second from left, and Gov. Peter Shumlin, second from right, take the "ice bucket challenge" at the Vermont Statehouse Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014, in Montpelier, Vt. They were doused by Montpelier Mayor John Hollar, left, Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon, right, and a team of dousers working from a crane above. The challenge is aimed at raising funds to fight ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. (AP Photo/Dave Gram)
Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel is doused with ice water as part of the ALS ice bucket challenge, a fund raiser for Lou Gehrig's disease, before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Houston. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan)
Beryl Lipton, left, douses Matt Lee during the ice bucket challenge at Boston's Copley Square, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 to raise funds and awareness for ALS. The idea is: pay up for charity or get doused. The fund-raising phenomenon is catching on fast, propelled by popular videos of the dunkers and the dunked _ including famous athletes and entertainers _ posted on social media sites. And the challenges are raising tens of thousands of dollars and immeasurable awareness for causes from ALS to breast cancer to a camp for kids who’ve lost a father to war. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: 106 & Park host Shad Moss takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge during 106 & Park at BET studio on August 18, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)
BEREA, OH - AUGUST 15, 2014: Cornerback Justin Gilbert #21 of the Cleveland Browns tenses up as ice is dumped on him as part of the 'Ice bucket Challenge', to help raise awareness for ALS research, following a training camp practice on August 15, 2014 at the Cleveland Browns training facility in Berea, Ohio. Cleveland will play the Washington Redskins on August 18 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Nick Cammett/Diamond Images/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA, PA - AUGUST 14: R&B singer, songwriter and producer Tank takes The Ice Bucket Challenge and challenges his friends, actors Jamie Foxx and Tyrese Gibson during a segment of Fox 29's 'Good Day' at FOX 29 Studio on August 14, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/GC Images)
Tampa Bay Rays' David DeJesus gets a bucket of ice dumped on his head from video coordinator Chris Fernandez as part of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge before a baseball game against the New York Yankees Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - AUGUST 13: Mario Lopez takes the ALS ice bucket challenge at 'Extra' at Universal Studios Hollywood on August 13, 2014 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/Getty Images)
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