DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (8/22/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1966-Beatles arrive in NYC

•1990-Pres Bush calls up military reserves

•1921-J. Edgar Hoover becomes asst director of FBI.

•1911-Mona Lisa stolen from Louvre (Recovered in 1913)

•1975-Assassination attempt on president Gerald Ford

•1822/Birthday-Virginia Clemm Poe, wife of Edgar Allan Poe (d. 1847)

•2012-William Thurston, American mathematician, dies from melanoma at 65

•1976-Jim Weaver, Northridge California, baseball pitcher (Olympics-bronze-96)

•1989-1st complete ring around Neptune discovered

•1987-Madonna's "Who's That Girl," single goes #1

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