What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (8/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1896 - Gold discovered in Klondike, found at Bonanza Creek, Ala

•1898 - Edwin Prescott patents roller coaster

•1930 - Birthday - Frank Gifford, California, NFL halfback (NY Giants)/ABC sportscaster

•1946 - Birthday - Lesley Ann Warren, NYC, actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible)

•1948 - Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53

•1954 - "Sports Illustrated" magazine begins publishing

•1954 - Birthday - James Cameron, Kapuskasing Ontario, writer/director (True Lies, Titanic)

•1958 - Birthday - Madonna, [Ciccone], Bay City Michigan, singer/actress (Like a Virgin)

•1962 - Ringo Starr replaces Pete Best as Beatle drummer

•1974 - Ramones concert debut (NY's CBGBs)

•1977 - Elvis Presley, American musician, dies at Graceland at 42. Official cause of death is cardiac arrhythmia

•1985 - Madonna weds Sean Penn on her 27th birthday

•1991 - Pres Bush declares recession is near an end

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Center for Health and Wellness Hosting Summer Ready Open House Monday June 15

MURRAY, Ky. (5/31/15) — The Center for Health and Wellness at Murray-Calloway County Hospital is hosting a “Summer… Read More

LBL Invites the Public to Attend a Public Listening Session

KENTUCKY (6/1/15) — Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area will hold a public listening session from 6 to 8:30… Read More
1 DOW 18,011.94
-28.43 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,109.60
-2.13 (-0.10%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,076.52
-6.41 (-0.13%)    

Most Read This Week

May 27, 2015 7412

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 30, 2015 7064

Study of Virus Attack on Cancer Sees Success

by Julie Heflin
May 28, 2015 6528

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 4265

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3796

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 11324

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 9349

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

June 01, 2015 1483

Authorities Discover Meth Lab While Assisting…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1433

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1250

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 1100

Survivors, Caregivers, Supporters Gather for…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 1022

Human Relations Coordinator Identifies Possible…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 991

Two Muhlenberg Women Injured in Collision

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 908

Woman Charged with Falsely Reporting Kidnapping

by SurfKY News
June 02, 2015 855

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by SurfKY News
June 01, 2015 821

Dawson Springs Police Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 31, 2015 760

Muhlenberg County High School Holds 2015…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News