Dutch National Archives
Reese Witherspoon is nominated for Best Actress for her role in "Wild." Take a look back at her career.
Witherspoon began modeling and appearing in TV commercials at the age of 7, but she made her acting debut in 1991's "The Man in the Moon," playing a 14-year-old tomboy in the Southern drama.
Mt. Fuji erupts, the Apollo 15 astronauts go for a ride, major-league baseball players end their strike, and Michael Phelps swims into Olympic history, all on this day.
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