What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (10/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1760 - George III becomes King of Great Britain.

•1764 - Second American President John Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)

•1881 - Birthday - Pablo Picasso, the Spanish artist (The Young Ladies of Avignon, Guernica), (d. 1973)

•1912 - Birthday - Minnie Pearl, [Sarah Ophelia Colley], comedienne, Centerville, TN (Grand Old Opry, Hee-Haw)

•1920 - Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27

•1924 - "Little Orphan Annie" comic strip first published

•1940 - Birthday - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, 1984 Gold Medalist Olympic Team)

•1962 - American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature

•1968 - Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby

•1984 - Birthday - Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Roar)

•1987 - Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, four games to three in 84th World Series

•1992 - Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56

•2001 - Windows XP first became available

•2001 - Birthday - Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, heiress apparent to the Belgian throne

•2008 - Olympic gold medalist ski racer Picabo Street (37) weds John Reeser (31) on top of Alabama's Prospect Mountain in Hanceville

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,841.98
-86.22 (-0.48%)    
2 S&P 2,080.15
-9.31 (-0.45%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,919.64
-19.68 (-0.40%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4318

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3478

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3475

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3261

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2952

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15889

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8594

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3478

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3261

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1447

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1161

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1033

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 968

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 874

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 05, 2015 584

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 513

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin
May 05, 2015 473

Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday May 4, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery