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What is Today - August 28, 2013

What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (8/28/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1565-Oldest city in the US, St Augustine Fla, established

•1864-The first Geneva Convention, governing rules of warfare, signed by 26 nations.

•1937-Toyota Motors becomes an independent company.

•1965-Birthday/Shania Twain, Windsor Ontario, Canadian singer (You're Still the One)

•1969-Birthday/Jack Black, American actor

•1971-The dollar is allowed to float against the yen for the first time.

•1981-John Hinckley Jr pleads innocent in attempt to kill Pres Reagan

•2005-Hurricane Katrina hammers the south eastern United States, especially New Orleans, Louisiana, and coastal Mississippi

•2004-"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" actress Mariska Hargitay (40) weds actor-writer Peter Hermann (37) at the Unitarian Society in Santa Barbara, California

•2007-"Diff'rent Strokes" actor Gary Coleman (40) weds Shannon Price (22) at Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada

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