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What is Today – April 17, 2013

What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (4/17/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first successful newspaper was published 309 years ago today in Boston.
 
Virginia was the eighth state to secede 152 years ago today.
 
Mary Surratt was arrested as a conspirator in the assassination of President Lincoln 148 years ago today.
 
The first Sunday National League Baseball game took place 121 years ago today, with the Reds versus the Cards.
 
Seven Hundred and Forty Five immigrants arrived at Ellis Island 106 years ago today.
 
The National Football League (NFL) formed 93 years ago today.
 
Popular cartoon characters Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd and Petunia Pig made their debut 76 years ago today.
 
United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin passed away 223 years ago today.
 
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