What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (9/4/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1807 - Robert Fulton begins operating his steamboat

•1813 - 1st US relig newspaper (Religious Remembrancer (Christian Observer)

•1833 - 1st newsboy hired (Barney Flaherty, 10 years old-NY Sun)

•1981 - Longest game at Fenway Park completed in 20, Mariners-8, Red Sox-7

•1882 - 1st district lit by electricity (NY's Pearl Street Station)

•1885 - 1st cafeteria opens (NYC)

•1912 - 1st accident (collision) in Londoner Underground: 22 injured person

•1930 - Cambridge Theater opens in London

•1998 - "Sex and The City" actress Kim Cattrall (42) weds audio designer Mark Levinson

•2006 - Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

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