KENTUCKY (9/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1662 - Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation
•1630 - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston
•1782 - Great Seal of US used for 1st time
•1857 - Typesetting machine patent
•1906 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole
•1908 - Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp
•1924 – Birthday/Lauren Bacall, Staten Island, actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo)
•1983 - Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen
•1990 - Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan wed
•1997 - Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO
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