Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

What is Today - December 30, 2013

What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (12/30/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1809 – Wearing masks at balls forbidden in Boston

1816 – English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (24) marries second wife, writer "Frankenstein" Mary Godwin (19) and daughter of early feminist writer Mary Wollstonecraft

1853 – A dinner party is held inside a life-size model of an Iguanodon created by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins and Sir Richard Owen in south London

1865 – Birthday – Rudyard Kipling, author (Jungle Book, Just So Stories), (d. 1936)

1945 – Birthday – Davy Jones, singer (Monkees-Last Train to Clarksville), (d. 2012)

1957 – Birthday – Matt Lauer, TV host (Today Show)

1975 – Birthday – Tiger Woods, golfer (16 Majors and 74 PGA wins)

1977 – Birthday – Laila Ali, American boxer, daughter of Muhammad Ali

1979 – Richard Rodgers, composer (Rogers & Hammerstein), dies at 77

1981 – Wayne Gretzky sets NHL record of 50 goals by 39th game of season

1984 – Birthday – LeBron James, NBA player (Miami Heat)

1985 – IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 released

2006 – Deposed Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad at 69

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Owensboro Police Department Activity Reports

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/14) — Owensboro Police Department reported the following recent arrests and citations: Aaron… Read More

Sixth Annual Lady in Red Fundraiser Set for Sept. 6

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/2/14) — The sixth annual Lady in Red event will be at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 in the RiverPark… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 8570

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 8269

One Hospitalized After Officer-Involved…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 31, 2014 6235

Passenger in Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 29, 2014 4252

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 3287

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 3287

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 01, 2014 1801

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

in Top Stories by Karen McKnight
August 30, 2014 1452

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 966

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs
August 29, 2014 646

Trover Health Endowment Reaches $100,000…

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 29, 2014 2948

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2801

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 2107

Owensboro Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
August 29, 2014 1107

Woman Charged in Assault of 3-Year-Old…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 508

Smith, Hamilton honored at Distinguished…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 29, 2014 4252

Business Spotlight - Magical Memories…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 30, 2014 2471

Skateboarders Enjoy Own Style of Cruise In

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2439

School System Facing $5M Shortfall;…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 2314

No College = Low Wages : A Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Ken Robinson

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06