What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (12/19/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1732 – Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

1848 – Emily Jane Bronte, English novelist, dies at 30

1918 – Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe)

1960 – Frank Sinatra's first session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

1970 – Birthday – Tyson Beckford, American model

1972 – Birthday – Alyssa Milano, Brooklyn NY, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss)

1972 – Birthday – Warren Sapp, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)

1980 – Birthday – Jake Gyllenhaal, Los Angeles, California, actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead)

1984 – Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL-player to score 1,000 points

1986 – Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game six of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500

1988 – NASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars

1989 – Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games

2007 – The Lakotah people, a Native American tribe, proclaim independence and withdraw all their treaties with the United States. They then proceed to establish the Republic of Lakotah, with an ongoing process of international recognition as a separate country.

2009 – Actor-singer Kevin Jonas (22) weds Danielle Deleasa (23) at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 18,010.68
0.00 (0.00%)    
2 S&P 2,107.39
0.00 (0.00%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,070.03
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7098

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 5802

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 4051

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3960

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 26, 2015 3376

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11089

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 8378

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 29, 2015 1602

Hopkins County Grand Jury Indictments

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1228

KSP Seeks Public Help in Locating Wanted Man

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1151

Two Hopkins Countians to Receive MERR Scholarships

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 1040

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 891

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 765

Blessing of the Bikes

by SurfKY News
May 29, 2015 545

NCM Motorsports Park Breaks Ground on Holley…

by National Corvette Museum
May 29, 2015 504

Market Commentary - May 29, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
May 29, 2015 487

Boyd Advances to Eugene in Close Call at NCAA…

by UK Athletics