What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (1/24/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
One of the most damaging earthquakes in history struck Shaaxi China 457 years ago today killing around 830,000 people.
 
The first Jewish Doctor to work in the United States moved into the country 357 years ago today.
 
King Charles II disbanded the English Parliament 334 years ago today.
 
The first games played in baseball’s American League began 112 years ago today.
 
The first canned beer was sold 78 years ago today.
 
Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Edith Wharton was born 151 years ago today.
 
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill passed away 57 years ago today.
 
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