What is_Today_v3_yellow_300KENTUCKY (12/13/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1818 – Birthday – Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln and First Lady (1861-65)

1843 – "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold

1925 – Birthday – Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)

1929 – Birthday – Christopher Plummer, Toronto, actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House)

1944 – Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138

1948 – Birthday – Ted Nugent, Detroit, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever)

1957 – Birthday – Steve Buscemi, actor (Fargo)

1961 – Grandma Moses, US painter, dies at 101

1967 – Birthday – Jamie Foxx, comedian (In Living Color)

1978 – Susan B. Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued

1983 – Martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor

1989 – Birthday – Taylor Swift, Reading, Pennsylvania, American singer/songwriter (Our Song)

2000 – American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech.

2001 – Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after three years of marriage

2010 – "Dexter" actress Jennifer Carpenter (31) divorces actor Michael C. Hall (40) due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 17,698.18
-77.94 (-0.44%)    
2 S&P 2,059.69
-8.20 (-0.40%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,880.23
-20.66 (-0.42%)    

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 6179

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5611

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5298

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5231

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 30, 2015 5007

Man Charged with Child Abuse After Allegedly…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 24, 2015 4367

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 14379

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11728

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

April 01, 2015 3505

Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on Collision…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 2398

Man Charged for Driving While under Influence of…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 01, 2015 1854

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 1,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 01, 2015 1475

Couple Charged on Multiple Drug Offenses, Child…

by Sheriff Matt Sanderson
March 31, 2015 1450

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1370

Covenant Community Church Hosts Annual…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 31, 2015 1236

Hopkins County Misdemeanor Indictments

by Karen McKnight
March 31, 2015 1207

Madisonville Police Reports Released - March 31,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 31, 2015 985

Glema Center April Schedule Features Jo Dee…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 01, 2015 899

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - April 1, 2015

by Crime Stoppers