What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (3/11/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was established 234 years ago today.
 
The first normal school opened in the United States 190 years ago today.
 
The Great Blizzard of ’88 struck the Northeastern United States 125 years ago today.
 
The first holdup of an armored car in the United States took place 86 years ago today.
 
The first Golden Gloves tournament took place 86 years ago today.
 
The German Air Force was officially created 78 years ago today.
 
Famed rock band Pink Floyd released their first single 46 years ago today.
 
The ashes of deceased Star Trek creator, Gene Roddenberry, were launched into space 16 years ago today.
 
Douglas Adams, the author of “Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” was born 61 years ago today.
 
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