Friday, January 30, 2015

What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (11/7/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1492 – The Ensisheim Meteorite, the oldest meteorite with a known date of impact, struck the earth around noon in a wheat field outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace, France

1848 – General Zachary Taylor elected as 12th President of US

1867 – Marie Curie, Warsaw, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), (d. 1934)

1874 – First cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol was published by Thomas Nast

1908 – Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American train and bank robber, was shot by Bolivian soldiers at 42

1916 – Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) was elected to Congress as its first woman Representative

1918 – Famous evangelist Billy Graham was born

1943 – The last scoreless tie in the NFL – Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0

1951 – Frank Sinatra (34) married second wife, film star Ava Gardner (26)

1959 – Billy Gillispie, controversial former coach of the UK Wildcats, was born

1962 – Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady (1933-1945), died at 78 in New York City

1982 – Liz Taylor is divorced from seventh husband, John Warner

1988 – MLB all-stars beat Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)

2004 – Howard Keel, American actor (Dallas, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) died at 85

2012 – Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington approved measures for same-sex marriage.

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