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What is Today – May 17, 2013

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (5/17/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first merry-go-round was presented at a fair 393 years ago today in Turkey.
 
Britain declared war on France 257 years ago today.
 
Lewis and Clark began exploring the Louisiana Purchase 209 years ago today.
 
Rubber bands were patented 168 years ago today.
 
The first Kentucky Derby was held 138 years ago today.
 
Alaska became a United States territory 129 years ago today.
 
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