What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (9/18/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1502 - Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his 4th & last voyage
•1793 - President George Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building
•1848 - Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner
•1851 - New York Times starts publishing (2 cents a copy)
•1955 - Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)
•1905 - Birthday - Greta Garbo, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), (d. 1990)
•1957 - "Wagon Train" premieres
•1961 - Birthday - Jensen Buchanan, Montgomery Ala, actress (Vicky/Marley-Another World)
•1970 - Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27
•1978 - All four Kiss members release solo albums
•2004 - Pop star Britney Spears (22) weds rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (26) in Studio City, California
•2009 - The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

School Board Adopts Tentative Budget

POWDERLY, Ky. (6/2/15) — The Muhlenberg County Schools Superintendent Randy McCarty's salary was decreased by 8 percent… Read More

Four-Legged Friends Help Raise Funds for Children’s Shoes

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (6/1/15) — The Muhlenberg County Happy Feet program launched its first fundraiser Sunday, May 31 at… Read More
1 DOW 18,011.94
-28.43 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,109.60
-2.13 (-0.10%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,076.52
-6.41 (-0.13%)    

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7412

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 7064

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6528

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4265

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3796

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11324

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9348

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 01, 2015 1482

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1426

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1250

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1100

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1022

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 989

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 900

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 850

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 820

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 759

Muhlenberg County High School Holds 2015…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News