What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (1/1/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.

The last gladiator competition took place in Rome 1613 years ago today.

The African Benevolent Society formed 205 years ago today.

Congress prohibited the importation of slaves 205 years ago today.

The first recorded bowling match took place in the United States 173 years ago today.

The first US air conditioned office building opened in San Antonio Texas 85 years ago today.

Johnny Cash played the first of many free concerts in prisons 53 years ago today.

The United States Navy SEALs was established 51 years ago today.

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