What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (7/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Moslem Era begins-Mahomet began his flight from Mecca to Medina 1391 years ago.

•Crusaders herded Jews of Jerusalem into a synagogue and set it afire 914 years ago.

•United States Public Health Service was formed and the US Marine Hospital was authorized 215 years ago

•China joined the League of Nations 93 years ago.

•The first x-ray photo of arterial circulation, was taken in Rochester, New York 77 years ago.

•1st test detonation of an atomic bomb took place at Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico 68 years ago.

•Detroit Tigers & Briggs Stadium was sold for then record $5.5 million 57 years ago.

•Ronald Reagan was nominated for Pres by Republicans in Detroit 33 years ago.

•John F. Kennedy Jr., his wife Carolyn Bessette Kennedy, and sister-in-law Lauren Bessette were killed in a plane crash off the coast of Martha's Vineyard. The Piper Saratoga aircraft was piloted by Kennedy 14 years ago.

•Millennium Park, was considered the first and most ambitious architectural project in the early 21st century for Chicago, is opened to the public by Mayor Richard M. Daley eight years ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Posted on 2/2/14
1 DOW 18,080.14
+21.45 (0.12%)    
2 S&P 2,117.69
+4.76 (0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,092.08
+36.02 (0.71%)    

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11640

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7190

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5719

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4825

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 22, 2015 3966

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11640

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8776

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 3730

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 746

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 684

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 663

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 611

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 596

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 528

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 520

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 512

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 437

KSP Charges Franklin County Man with…

by SurfKY News