KENTUCKY (9/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1897 - "McCall-magazine" 1st published
•1898 - Machine gun 1st used in battle
•1937 - US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act
•1944 - Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was sent to Auschwitz
•1964 – Death/Alvin York, American soldier (b. 1887)
•1965 – Birthday/Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)
•1968 - Jerry Lewis' 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon
•1992 - US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)
•1993 - 10th MTV Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins
•2005 – Death/Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70
Information provided by historyorb.com
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