What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (6/12/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.

Ben Franklin's kite was struck by lightning 261 years ago.

Italian Republic was established 67 years ago.

"Raiders of the Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premiered 32 years ago.

"Batman Returns" was released in the USA 21 years ago.

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