What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (11/12/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1840 – Birthday – Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (Kiss, Thinker), (d. 1917)

1900 – World's Fair in Paris opens (50 million visitors)

1910 – First movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon

1927 – Notre Dame's Fighting Irish changes blue jerseys for green

1929 – Birthday – Grace, Princess of Monaco (née Grace Kelly), actress (Rear Window, To Catch a Thief) and wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco, (d. 1982)

1933 – First Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)

1947 – Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Hungarian-born British novelist (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82

1954 – Ellis Island, immigration station in New York Harbor, closed

1964 – Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 mph

1969 – Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills

1970 – Birthday – Tonya Harding, figure skating champion, two-time Olympian, and two-time Skate America Champion

1980 – Birthday – Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor (The Notebook, Drive)

1982 – Birthday – Anne Hathaway, actress (The Princess Diaries, Les Misérables)

1991 – "Full House" airs 100th episode – twins are born

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