What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (3/22/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water 280 years ago today.
 
Thomas Jefferson became the first United States Secretary of State 223 years ago today.
 
Congress banned US vessels from supplying slaves to other countries 219 years ago today.
 
The first US Nursing School was chartered 152 years ago today.
 
Illinois became the first state to require sexual equality in employment 141 years ago today.
 
Niagara Falls ran out of water due to a drought 110 years ago today.
 
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