What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (10/30/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

834 – First All Hallows Eve (Halloween) observed to honor the saints

1517 – Martin Luther posts The Ninety-Five Theses on the door of All Saints' Church in Wittenberg sparking the Protestant Reformation

1541 – Michelangelo Buonarroti finishes painting The Last Judgement in the Sistine Chapel, Vatican

1864 – Nevada admitted as 36th state

1892 – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle publishes The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

1926 – Harry Houdini, magician, died of peritonitis caused by a ruptured appendix

1951 – Birthday – Nick Saban, head coach of the University of Alabama

1961 – Birthday – Glenn "Doc" Rivers, NBA guard (San Antonio Spurs)

1963 – Birthday – Rob Schneider, actor (Saturday Night Live, The Hot Chick, Grown Ups)

1967 – Birthday – Vanilla Ice, American rapper (Ice Ice Baby) and actor (Cool as Ice)

1970 – "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico

1988 – First Monday Night Football game in Indianapolis, Colts beat Denver 55-23

1993 – River Phoenix, actor (Stand by Me), dies of drug overdose at 23

2000 – Birthday – Willow Smith, child actress and pop singer (Whip My Hair)

2011 – Socialite and model Kim Kardashian (31) divorces basketball player Kris Humphries (26) due to irreconcilable differences only 72 days after getting married

2011 – The world population reaches 7 billion inhabitants according to the United Nations

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