What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (10/4/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1904 - 1st day of NYC subway, 350,000 people ride 9.1 mile tracks

• 1911 - 1st public elevator (London's Earl's Court Metro Station)

• 1922 - For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)

• 1949 - United Nations' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated

• 1957 - "Leave It to Beaver," debuts on CBS

• 1976 - Supreme Court lifts 1972 ban on death penalty for convicted murderers

• 1984 - US government closes down due to budget problems

• 1997 - The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina

• 1970 - Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

MURRAY, Ky. (5/25/15) — According to a Murray Police Department report, MPD investigators, in cooperation with the… Read More
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6710

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 6339

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 6093

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3897

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3413

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10584

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7451

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 25, 2015 1395

UPDATE - MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 1230

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1036

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 600

Reading Solutions Offers Students a Hand in…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 577

Caldwell County Native Helping Unwrap Secrets of…

by Whitney Harder
May 24, 2015 487

Prosecutors from Kentucky, Tennessee to Attend…

by Leland Hulbert
May 23, 2015 470

Whitfield Meets with Kentucky Ambulance Providers

by Ed Whitfield
May 24, 2015 377

'Remember Our Military' by Glenn Mollette

by SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 377

Dave Says - May 24, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 24, 2015 375

Hooked on Science - ' Glow Slime'

by Jason Lindsey