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What is Today - October 22, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (10/22/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1797 - Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute descent from a balloon (Paris)

•1811 - Birthday - Franz Liszt, romantic composer/virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), (d. 1886)

•1906 - Paul Cézanne, French Post-Impressionist painter (b. 1839) died on this day

•1907 - Panic of 1907: A run on Knickerbocker Trust Company stock sets events in motion that will lead to a depression

•1926 - J. Gordon Whitehead sucker punches magician Harry Houdini in the stomach in Montreal

•1934 - In East Liverpool, Ohio, notorious bank robber Pretty Boy Floyd is shot and killed by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents

•1942 - Birthday - Annette Funicello, Utica NY, actress (Mickey Mouse Club, Beach Party)

•1945 - Argentine military officer and politician Juan Peron (50) weds Eva Peron (26) on a civil ceremony in Junin

•1962 - President John F. Kennedy imposes a naval blockade on Cuba, beginning the Cuban missile crisis

•1964 - EMI rejects audition by "High Numbers," they go on to become The Who

•1973 - Israeli troops reconquer mountain Hermon

•1985 - Birthday - Zac Hanson, Tulsa OK, singer (Hansons, "MMMMbop")

•1988 - Elton John sells out Madison Square Garden for a record 26th time

•1992 - Atlanta, becomes 1st US team to win a World Series game

•2012 - Hurricane Sandy forms in the Western Caribbean Sea

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