What is Today v3 mauve 300KENTUCKY (7/18/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Pope's authority was declared void in England 477 years ago.

•President Lincoln asked for 500,000 volunteers for milt service 149 years ago.

•Chicago Cubs got 21 hits but lost to Philadelphia Phillies in 11 innings 100 years ago.

•World's tallest structure, 646-m Polish radio mast, was completed 39 years ago.

• Vietnam became a member of UN 36 years ago.

•Federal court voided the Selective Service Act 33 years ago, as it didn't include women.

•USSR performed an underground nuclear Test 28 years ago.

•Videotapes were released showing Titanic's sinksen remains 27 years ago.

•Mike Tyson met Miss Black America contestants 21 years ago.

•Kim Jong-un was officially appointed Supreme Leader of North Korea and given the rank of Marshal in the Korean People's Army one year ago.

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