Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today – June 11, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (6/11/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.

Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin became the only prisoners to successfully escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island 51 years ago.

Christa Tybus of London set the record of 24½ hours of hula-hoop 34 years ago.

"Jurassic Park" opened, sets box office weekend record of $502 million 20 years ago.

A Texas mother was hit by lightning while standing in her kitchen inside her Texas home. Witnesses say the lightning came through a light fixture and struck her chest and exited her foot. Her 9-year-old son franticly called 9-1-1 to save her life. She had to spend three days in the hospital. All this happened 4 years ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 22, 2014 3293

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 2311

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1724

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1616

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - July…

in News by Madisonville Police Department
July 19, 2014 1530

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 22, 2014 3293

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 21, 2014 1097

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 19, 2014 1060

Local Hip-Hop Artist, Marack, Talks About…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 1060

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 19, 2014 837

Riddle Insurance Inaugural Flight

in Top Stories by Ron Sanders

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 21, 2014 1063

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 716

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 22, 2014 643

Daviess County Traffic Advisory

in News by Keith Todd
July 21, 2014 452

Strahan Selected as Cravens Elementary…

in Top Stories by Julie Ellis
July 23, 2014 443

Owensboro Neighborhood Alliance Meeting…

in News by Sherry Girten

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2311

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 1724

Business Spotlight - Painted Window Aims…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 19, 2014 1530

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 23, 2014 878

Greenville Family Loses Home, Possessions…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 23, 2014 219

Swinging for Sadie Raises $6,000 for…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03