What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (11/16/12) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Kentucky became the first state to nullify an act of Congress 214 years ago today.
 
Oklahoma was named the United States 46th state 105 years ago today.
 
Famed Gangster Al Capone was set free from Alcatraz 73 years ago today.
 
The United Nations got U.S. Government approval to issue postage stamps 62 years ago today.
 
Johnny Cash’s first song to hit the charts “Cry Cry Cry,” started ranking 57 years ago today.
 
President Nixon authorized the construction of the Alaskan Pipeline 39 years ago today.
 
The Space Shuttle Columbia completed its’ first operational flight 30 years ago today.
 
President Bill Clinton became the first President to visit Vietnam since the end of the Vietnam War 12 years ago today.
 
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