What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (3/25/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first horse race in America took place 345 years ago today.
 
The first railway passenger service began in England 206 years ago today.
 
The first Army Medal of Honor was awarded 150 years ago today.
 
The Battle of Paducah, KY (Forrest’s Raid) took place 149 years ago today.
 
Women are allowed to attend boxing matches for the first time 97 years ago today.
 
Singer Elton John was born 66 years ago today.
 
The first color television was manufactured 59 years ago today.
 
Martin Luther King JR led 25,000 people to the state capitol in Montgomery, AL. 48 years ago today.
 
Actress Jennifer Aniston filed for Divorce with Brad Pitt 7 years ago today.
 
American singer Buck Owens, and star of Hee Haw, passed away 7 years ago today.
 
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