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What is Today – June 11, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (6/11/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.

Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin became the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island 51 years ago.

Christa Tybus of London set the record of 24½ hours of hula-hoop 34 years ago.

"Jurassic Park" opened, sets box office weekend record of $502 million 20 years ago.

A Texas mother was hit by lightning while standing in her kitchen inside her Texas home. Witnesses say the lightning came through a light fixture and struck her chest and exited her foot. Her 9-year-old son franticly called 9-1-1 to save her life. She had to spend three days in the hospital. All this happened 4 years ago.

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