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What is Today - December 19, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (12/19/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1732 – Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

1848 – Emily Jane Bronte, English novelist, dies at 30

1918 – Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe)

1960 – Frank Sinatra's first session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

1970 – Birthday – Tyson Beckford, American model

1972 – Birthday – Alyssa Milano, Brooklyn NY, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss)

1972 – Birthday – Warren Sapp, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)

1980 – Birthday – Jake Gyllenhaal, Los Angeles, California, actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead)

1984 – Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL-player to score 1,000 points

1986 – Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game six of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500

1988 – NASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars

1989 – Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games

2007 – The Lakotah people, a Native American tribe, proclaim independence and withdraw all their treaties with the United States. They then proceed to establish the Republic of Lakotah, with an ongoing process of international recognition as a separate country.

2009 – Actor-singer Kevin Jonas (22) weds Danielle Deleasa (23) at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York

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