What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (12/26/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1862 – First US navy hospital ship enters service

1924 – Judy Garland, two years old, billed as Baby Frances, makes her show business debut

1963 – Birthday – Lars Ulrich, Danish/US heavy metal drummer (Metallica-Kill 'em All)

1963 – Beatles release "I Want to Hold Your Hand"/"I Saw Her Standing There"

1966 – Jimi Hendrix writes "Purple Haze" backstage at the Upper Cut Club

1971 – Birthday – Jared Leto, Bossier City, Louisiana, American actor (My So Called Life, Requiem for a Dream)

1973 – "Exorcist," starring Linda Blair and rated X, premieres

1973 – Two Skylab 3 astronauts walk in space for a record seven hours

1979 – Birthday – Chris Daughtry, American singer

1993 – Comedian Rodney Dangerfield (72) weds Joan Child (41) at Silver Bells Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas

2001 – "Harry Potter" author J. K. Rowling (36) weds anesthesiologist Neil Murray (30) in Aberfeldy, Scotland

2006 – Gerald R. Ford, 38th President of the United States, dies at 93

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