What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (5/9/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Columbus left Spain on his 4th and Final Trip to the New World 511 years ago today.
 
The lawn mower was patented 114 years ago today.
 
President Wilson proclaimed the official date of Mother’s Day 99 years ago today.
 
Newscaster Mike Wallace was born 95 years ago today.
 
The United States was the first country to legalize use of Birth Control Pills 53 years ago today.
 
Actor Tom Cruise was married 16 years ago today.
 
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