What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (5/1/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first American Cricket match was played 262 years ago today.
 
The first adhesive postage stamps were issued 173 years ago today.
 
The Confederate “National Flag” replaced the “Stars and Bars,” 150 years ago today.
 
The American Equal Rights Association was formed 147 years ago today.
 
The first US Postal Card was issued 140 years ago today.
 
Western legend, “Buffalo Bill” Cody put on his first Wild West show 130 years ago today.
 
Baseball celebrity Mickey Mantle hit his first pro home run 62 years ago today.
 
Mr. Potato Head hit the market 61 years ago today.
 
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