KENTUCKY (9/17/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1778 - 1st treaty between the US & Indian tribes signed (Fort Pitt)
•1850 - Great fire in San Francisco
•1872 - Phillip W Pratt patents his sprinkler system for extinguishing fires
•1899 – Birthday/Charles Alfred Pillsbury, American industrialist (b. 1842)
•1911 - 1st transcontinental airplane flight, NY-Pasadena in 82 hrs 4 min
•1947 - US Department of Defense forms
•1953 - 1st successful separation of Siamese twins
•1954 - Film and theater actress Shirley MacLaine (20) weds Steve Parker in New York City
•1962 - Justice Dept files 1st suit to end segregation in public schools
•2012 - United States and Japanese government officials agree to put a second missile defence system in Japan
Information provided by historyorb.com
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