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    Barack and Michelle Obama dug shovels into the ground during a celebratory groundbreaking for the Obama Presidential Center along Lake Michigan in Chicago, near the Obama family home. 

      Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Hilary Duff, Jerrika Hinton, Naomi Watts, Phoebe Robinson, Vernee Watson, Young Jeezy and more. 

        In 1976, Muhammad Ali wins a unanimous 15-round decision over Ken Norton at Yankee Stadium in New York to retain his world heavyweight title. See more sports moments from this date:

          Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Anna Camp, Avril Lavigne, Gwyneth Paltrow, Lil’ Wayne, Marc Maron, Meat Loaf, Sierra Hull and more. 

            In 1998, Mark McGwire gives baseball a new magic number, hitting two homers to reach No. 70 in the St. Louis Cardinals’ season finale. See more sports moments from this date.

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