What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (9/5/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1793 - In the French Revolution, the "Reign of Terror" begins

•1839 - The First Opium War begins in China
    
•1847 – Birthday/ Jesse James, Missouri, outlaw, son of a clergyman, (d. 1882)

•1877 - Crazy Horse, [Tashunka Witko], last great Sioux war chief, dies at 27

•1885 - 1st gasoline pump is delivered to a gasoline dealer (Ft Wayne, Ind)

•1960 - Cassius Clay captures Olympic light heavyweight gold medal

•1961 - President Kennedy signs law against hijacking (death penalty)

•1977 - Voyager 1 (US) launched toward fly-by of Jupiter, Saturn

•1991 - Actor John Travolta weds Kelly Preston

•1997 - Mother Teresa, Nobel (1979), dies of cardiac arrest at 87

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