KENTUCKY (12/27/12) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
The first public railroad using a steam-powered locomotive was completed 187 years ago today.
The battle of Elizabethtown, KY took place 150 years ago today.
An estimated 50,000 people died during an earthquake in Turkey 73 years ago today.
The first Howdy Doody Show was aired on NBC 65 years ago today.
Popular television show, “Knots Landing” Premiered on CBS 33 years ago today.
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