What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (10/29/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history

1929 – "Black Tuesday," Stock Market crashes triggering "The Great Depression"

1945 – First ball point pen goes on sale, 57 years after it is patented

1957 – Louis B. Mayer, producer for MGM, dies at 71

1957 – Birthday – Dan Castellaneta, American voice actor, best known as the voice of Homer Simpson

1960 – Muhammad Ali's first professional fight, beats Tunney Hunsaker in 6

1971 – Birthday – Winona Ryder, actress (Edward Scissorhands, Girl Interrupted)

1982 – Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson release "The Girl is Mine"

1998 – Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off on STS-95 with 77-year old John Glenn on board, making him the oldest person to go into space.

2010 – Country singer Randy Travis (51) divorces manager Lib Hatcher over a “state of incompatibility” after 19 years of marriage

2011 – Actress Eva Amurri (26) weds former Major League Soccer player Kyle Martino (31) in Charleston, South Carolina

2011 – Record-breaking snowstorm in the northeastern United States leaves nearly 2 million residents without power for more than 36 hours

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,712.66
+34.43 (0.19%)    
2 S&P 2,061.02
+4.87 (0.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,891.22
+27.86 (0.57%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5540

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5252

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5064

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4992

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4188

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3960

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13406

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11533

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2255

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1302

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1121

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 810

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 768

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 701

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 700

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 27, 2015 611

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher
March 28, 2015 556

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 28, 2015 536

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News