What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (7/24/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac found trading post at Ft Pontchartrain, which later becomes the city of Detroit 312 years ago.

•George Washington was admitted to Virginia House of Burgess 255 years ago.

•France passed the first copyright law 220 years ago.

•Slavery was abolished in Chile 190 years ago.

•Race riot in New Orleans, where two white policemen were killed 113 years ago.

•Bob Dylan released "Like a Rolling Stone" 48 years ago.

•Jennifer Lopez, the actress and pop singer, was born 44 years ago.

•Muhammad Ali was convicted for refusing induction in US Army on appeal 44 years ago.

•Gandhi signed a peace contract with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai 28 years ago.

•James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to one 11 years ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

1 DOW 17,826.30
-279.47 (-1.54%)    
2 S&P 2,081.18
-23.81 (-1.13%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,931.81
-75.98 (-1.52%)    

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6208

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 17, 2015 5660

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 14, 2015 5018

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 4107

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3392

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 02, 2015 8470

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 6691

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 5660

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 18, 2015 4107

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 18, 2015 976

MPD Offers Advice On Prom, Underage Drinking

by Lt. Billy Poe
April 18, 2015 729

Market Commentary - April 18, 2015

by Randall L. Franklin
April 18, 2015 459

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 440

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 408

Keeping the Faith - 'God Smiles'

by Ronnie McBrayer
April 18, 2015 404

TVA's Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet in…

by Tennessee Valley Authority
April 18, 2015 391

Hooked on Science - Skewer a Balloon

by Jason Lindsey
April 18, 2015 368

WKCTC Offers Minecraft Class to Teach Students…

by Tammy Thompson