KENTUCKY (1/7/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.
1536 – Catherine of Aragon, first wife of England's King Henry VIII, dies at 50
1927 – Harlem Globetrotters play first game (Hinckley, Illinois)
1943 – Nikola Tesla, Yugoslavian physicist, dies at 86
1964 – Birthday – Nicolas Cage, actor (Moonstruck, Ghost Rider)
1966 – Birthday – Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, model/wife of John Kennedy Jr
1985 – Actress-singer Janet Jackson (18) divorces fellow R&B singer James DeBarge (21) only four months after getting married
1986 – US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya
1992 – AT&T releases video-telephone ($1,499)
1998 – Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky signs affidavit denying she had an affair with President Bill Clinton
1999 – President Bill Clinton begins his impeachment trial in the Senate.
2012 – Lady Antebellum singer-songwriter Hillary Scott (26) weds drummer Chris Tyrrell (25) at the Appel Inn near Albany, New York
Information provided by historyorb.com
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