What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (10/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1895 - 1st cartoon comic strip is printed in a newspaper

• 1936 - 1st alcohol power plant forms, Atchison, Kansas

• 1942 - 1st self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction demonstrated, Chicago

• 1955 - "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres

• 1956 - 1st atomic power clock exhibited-NYC

• 1991 - Steffi Graf becomes the youngest woman to win 500 pro tennis matches

• 2001 - The NATO backs US military strikes, following 9/11.

• 2004 - "Piano Man" singer-songwriter Billy Joel (55) weds television food critic and chef Katie Lee (23) at 15-acre waterfront estate in Centre Island, New York

 

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