What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (11/14/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1380 – King Charles VI of France crowned at age 12

1840 – Birthday – Claude Monet, Paris, impressionist (Water Lilies), (d. 1926)

1851 – "Moby Dick," by Herman Melville, published

1915 – Booker T. Washington, African-American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States, dies at 59 in Tuskegee, AL

1922 – Birthday – Veronica Lake, actress (I Married a Witch, Sullivan’s Travels) (d. 1973)

1960 – Ray Charles' "Georgia on My Mind" reaches #1

1962 – Birthday – Laura San Giacomo, actress (Quigley Down Under, Just Shoot Me)

1975 – Birthday – Travis Barker, American musician (Blink-182, +44)

1991 – Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV

1996 – King of Pop Michael Jackson (38) weds Debbie Rowe (38) in Sydney, Australia

1998 – Chicago Bulls NBA player Dennis Rodman (37) weds "Baywatch" actress Carmen Electra (26) at Little Chapel of the Flowers in Las Vegas, Nevada

2002 – The United States House of Representatives votes not to create an independent commission to investigate the September 11 attacks.

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