What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (9/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1662 - Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation

•1630 - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

•1782 - Great Seal of US used for 1st time

•1857 - Typesetting machine patent

•1906 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole

•1908 - Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp

•1924 – Birthday/Lauren Bacall, Staten Island, actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo)

•1983 - Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

•1990 - Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan wed

•1997 - Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

GREENVILLE, Ky. (5/28/15) — A deer attempting to cross the highway resulted in two Muhlenberg County teenagers being… Read More

Methodist Hospital's Advanced Wound Healing Center to Participate in Second Annual Wound Care Awareness Week June 1-5

HENDERSON, Ky. (5/27/15) — The Advanced Wound Healing Center at Methodist Hospital, a member of the Healogics network,… Read More
1 DOW 18,126.12
-36.87 (-0.20%)    
2 S&P 2,120.79
-2.69 (-0.13%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,097.98
-8.62 (-0.17%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7903

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7892

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6626

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4254

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3747

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10973

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7903

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 6626

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4254

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3473

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2733

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
May 28, 2015 1255

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1198

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1121

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – May 27,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 1109

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1065

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 833

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News