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What is Today - October 1, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (10/1/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1869 - 1st postcards are issued (Vienna, Austria)

• 1885 - Special delivery mail service begins in US

• 1888 - National Geographic magazine publishes for 1st time

• 1890 - Yosemite National Park forms

• 1908 - Henry Ford introduces Model T car (costs $825)

• 1942 - Little Golden Books (children books) begins publishing

• 1957 - First appearance of "In God We Trust" on U.S. paper currency.

• 1964 - Free Speech Movement launched at University of California , Berkley

• 1971 - Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opens

• 1979 - RKO radio network begins operation

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