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 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (12/18/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1707 – Birthday – Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)

1892 – "Nutcracker Suite," Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet, premieres

1892 – Richard Owen, English zoologist (Dinosaurus), dies at 88

1936 – First giant panda imported into US

1946 – Birthday – Steven Spielberg, Cincinnati, director (ET, Close Encounters, Jaws)

1963 – Birthday – Brad Pitt, Shawnee, Oklahoma, American actor (12 Monkeys, Fight Club)

1966 – Dr. Seuss' "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" airs for first time on CBS

1970 – Birthday – Cowboy Troy, American rapper

1978 – Birthday – Katie Holmes, Toledo, Ohio, American actress (Dawson's Creek, Batman Begins)

1980 – Birthday – Christina Aguilera, American singer (Genie in a Bottle, What a Girl Wants)

1983 – Wrestler Hulk Hogan (30) weds Linda Claridge

1988 – Seattle Seahawks win their first ever division title with 9-7 record

1997 – HTML 4.0 is published by the World Wide Web Consortium

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