KENTUCKY (1/17/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
The flushable toilet was patented in 1861 by Mr. Thomas Crapper.
The Professional Golfer Association (PGA) was formed in New York City 97 years ago today.
The hit cartoon and comic strip character “Popeye” made his first appearance in a comic strip 84 years ago today.
The United Nations Security Council held its’ first meeting 67 years ago today.
The very first sitcom to appear on American television, “The Goldbergs” first aired 64 years ago today.
Country Music legend Kenny Rogers was honored with the 10th American Music Award 30 years ago today.
Operation Desert Storm began 22 years ago today.
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