What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (11/12/12) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first filmed movie stunt took place with a man jumping from a burning hot air balloon into the ocean 102 years ago today.
 
The first officially verified photo of something assumed to be the Loch Ness Monster was taken 79 years ago today.
 
One-Hundred and sixty four people died in a train wreck in Japan 49 years ago today.
 
Scientists performed the first artificial synthesis of a live organic cell 42 years ago today.
 
President Carter announced a halt to all imports of Iranian oil 33 years ago today.
 
New York City Mayor Ed Koch admitted to trying marijuana 32 years ago today.
 
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