What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (10/8/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1604 - Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted.

• 1873 - 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute.

• 1943 - /BirthdayChevy Chase, NYC, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack).

• 1981 - 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on ABC-TV.

• 1984 - 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins.

• 1992 - Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus.

• 2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

• 2010 - Musician Ben Harper (40) divorces actress Laura Dern (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

In Other News...

MLES Honored by AHA with 'Fit Friendly' Award

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) — Meadow Lands Elementary School has earned the American Heart Association's Gold Level… Read More
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
-1.43 (-0.03%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6355

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5716

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 4694

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 4144

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3794

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10404

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7371

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 23, 2015 4694

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1093

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1033

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 612

Health Department Food Scores Released

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 440

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research…

by Betty Coffman
May 23, 2015 336

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 334

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

by Ricki C. Gardenhire
May 23, 2015 312

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 293

Keeping the Faith - 'Unconditional Love not…

by Ronnie McBrayer
May 23, 2015 279

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News