What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (12/6/12) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica was published 244 years ago today.
 
Harriet Tubman escaped from slavery 163 years ago today.
 
The 12th Amendment of the Constitution was ratified, abolishing slavery, 147 years ago today.
 
The Beatles began their annual tradition of releasing a Christmas record for fans 49 years ago today.
 
Jefferson Davis, President of Confederate States, died 123 years ago today.
 
Star Trek VI – Undiscovered Country premiered 21 years ago today.
 
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