Thursday, January 29, 2015

What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (11/27/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1885 – Earliest photograph of a meteor shower made

1911 – Audience throws vegetables at actors for first recorded time in US

1934 – "Baby Face" Nelson, [Lester Gillis], gangster, shot by FBI at 26

1940 – Birthday – Bruce Lee, [Lee Yuen Kam], SF California, karate star/actor (Green Hornet), (d. 1973)

1942 – Birthday – Jimi Hendrix, Seattle Wash, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), (d. 1970)

1948 – Honda first opens in America

1955 – Birthday – Bill Nye, the Science Guy, TV Host

1979 – Birthday – Ricky Carmichael, American motocross racer

1988 – John Carradine, actor (Ten Commandments), dies of kidney failure at 82

1991 – Undertaker beats Hulk Hogan to become new WWF champion

2005 – The first partial human face transplant is completed in Amiens, France.

2006 – "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (39) divorces singer Kid Rock (36) due to irreconcilable differences only 4 months after getting married

2013 – Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour's player of the year for the 11th time

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