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Lance Armstrong is only the latest public figure forced to make public and sometimes painful confessions.
After years of denial, seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong confessed to doping this week in an interview with Oprah Winfrey. But he's only the latest in a long line of athletes, celebrities and powerful politicians forced to make public and sometimes painful confessions.
The War of 1812 begins, Napoleon is routed at Waterloo, Columbia Records introduces the LP, Sally Ride becomes the first American woman in space, and the music world says goodbye to the "The Big Man," all on this day.