What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (9/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1639 - First printing press in America

• 1789 - US Congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)

• 1867 - Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Wash DC

• 1911 - Ground breaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park

• 1912 - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.

• 1926 - Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5-day work week

• 1930 - Birthday/Shel Silverstein, American humorist and author (d. 1999)

• 1954 - "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock

• 1960 - First nuclear powered aircraft carrier (Enterprise) launched (US)

• 1990 - Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experienc

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14771

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7169

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5419

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4164

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3671

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45431

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14771

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 3333

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1273

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1172

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 04, 2015 1132

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1066

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 04, 2015 1016

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 1003

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 750

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 617

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 612

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News