What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (5/15/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Cape Cod was discovered by the English 411 years ago today.
 
The first machine gun was patented 285 years ago today.
 
The first private mental health hospital in the United States was opened 186 years ago today.
 
The Department of Agriculture was established 151 years ago today.
 
The second Kentucky Derby was held 137 years ago today.
 
The city of Las Vegas was founded 98 years ago today.
 
AT&T became the first corporation to have one million stockholders 98 years ago today.
 
McDonald’s opened its’ first restaurant 63 years ago today.
 
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