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What is Today - December 31, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (12/31/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1841 – Alabama becomes first state to license dental surgeons

1878 – Birthday – Elizabeth Arden, Canadian businesswoman (d. 1966)

1904 – The first New Year's Eve celebration is held in Times Square, then known as Longacre Square, in New York, New York.

1911 – Marie Curie receives her 2nd Nobel Prize

1937 – Birthday – Anthony Hopkins, actor (Elephant Man, QB VII, Magic, Bounty)

1948 – Birthday – Donna Summer, singer (Love to Love You Baby, On the Radio), (d. 2012)

1959 – Birthday – Val Kilmer, actor (Top Secret, Top Gun, Willow)

1965 – Birthday – Nicholas Sparks, author (A Walk to Remember, Safe Haven)

1966 – Monkee's "I'm a Believer" hits #1 and stays there for seven weeks

1974 – Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks join Fleetwood Mac

1995 – Cartoonist Bill Watterson ends his "Calvin & Hobbes" comic strip

1997 – Michael Kennedy, son of Robert Kennedy, dies in ski accident at 39

1997 – "The Fresh Prince" Will Smith (43) weds actress and singer-songwriter Jada Pinkett (40) in Baltimore, Maryland

1997 – Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren (52) weds The Devil's Advocate director Taylor Hackford (53) at the Ardersier Parish Church near Inverness in the Scottish Highlands

2002 – Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (54) weds TV host Sharon Osbourne (50) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California

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