Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

What is Today - December 26, 2013

What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (12/26/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1862 – First US navy hospital ship enters service

1924 – Judy Garland, two years old, billed as Baby Frances, makes her show business debut

1963 – Birthday – Lars Ulrich, Danish/US heavy metal drummer (Metallica-Kill 'em All)

1963 – Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"

1966 – Jimi Hendrix writes "Purple Haze" backstage at the Upper Cut Club

1971 – Birthday – Jared Leto, Bossier City, Louisiana, American actor (My So Called Life, Requiem for a Dream)

1973 – "Exorcist," starring Linda Blair and rated X, premieres

1973 – Two Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record seven hours

1979 – Birthday – Chris Daughtry, American singer

1993 – Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

2001 – "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland

2006 – Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, dies at 93

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away from Home

GREENVILLE, Ky. (8/18/14) ― Luke's Town and Country Flea Market at 2006 U.S. 62 West in Greenville Ky. is already… Read More

KSP Will Focus on Impaired Driving During Labor Day Holiday Weekend

HENDERSON, Ky. (8/29/14) — The Kentucky State Police Post 16-Henderson wants to remind motorists to celebrate this… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 6273

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 4994

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 28, 2014 4870

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 4542

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 4220

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 26, 2014 2187

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson
August 27, 2014 1600

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 29, 2014 715

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs
August 26, 2014 689

Whitfield Presents $1 Million FEMA Check…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 622

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 26, 2014 4994

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 4220

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 26, 2014 2117

City Hall, Transit, Sanitation Schedules…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 27, 2014 1621

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 1575

Happy Birthday to the Edge Ice Center

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 4870

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 4542

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 3885

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 2730

Annual Everly Brothers Cruise In…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 2153

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06