Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today - September 17, 2013

What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (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

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Hopkins Co. School Board Recognizes Employees and Students

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/18/14) — The Hopkins County Board of Education met tonight for their regular meeting. Tonight… Read More

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August 20, 2014

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/20/14) — Crime Stoppers of Hopkins County Top Most Wanted has issued a new list. Crime Stoppers… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 17, 2014 3733

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 3685

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3330

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3021

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2877

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 2787

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 2529

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 16, 2014 1438

Non-Partisan Offices Deadline Passes -…

in Top Stories by Keenan Ratliff
August 18, 2014 1317

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 16, 2014 1261

Madisonville Police Conducting Sobriety…

in Top Stories by Lt. Charles Young II

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 3021

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 2877

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 2811

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 2253

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 1955

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 3733

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 16, 2014 3685

Pogue's Automotive Annual Picnic Brings…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 3330

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 2636

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2497

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06