KENTUCKY (8/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1802 - Napoleon declared "Counsel for Life"
•1835 - Elisha Grey, inventor (Telephone)
•1875 - 1st roller skating rink opens (London)
•1876 - Wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's
•1905 - Myrna Loy, Helena Mont, actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), (d. 1993)
•1922 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist (telephone), dies
•1977 - Edward Furlong, Pasedina California, actor (John Connor-Terminator 2)
•1980 - US swimmers set 3 world records at National championships
•1991 - Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges
•1991 - Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched
•1997 - "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu
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