DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

What is_Today_v3_turquoise_300KENTUCKY (12/11/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1909 - Colored moving pictures demonstrated at Madison Square Garden, NYC

1913 - "Mona Lisa," stolen from Louvre Museum in 1911, recovered

1931 - Birthday – Rita Moreno, singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story)

1944 - Birthday – Brenda Lee, singer (I'm Sorry)

1951 - Joe DiMaggio announces his baseball retirement

1974 - Birthday – Rey Mysterio, American professional wrestler

2008 - Bernard Madoff arrested and charged with securities fraud in $50 billion Ponzi scheme

2008 - Bettie Page, American model (b. 1923) dies at 85

2009 - Tiger Woods announced an indefinite leave from professional golf to focus on his marriage

2010 - Good Charlotte frontman Joel Madden (31) weds fashion designer and actress Nicole Richie (30) at Beverly Hills, California

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