What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (3/13/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
John Martin, the first American-born actor, performed in Philadelphia 223 years ago today.
 
Jefferson Davis signed a bill allowing the use of slaves as soldiers 148 years ago today.
 
President Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment Trial began 145 years ago today.
 
The state of Tennessee made it against the law to teach evolution in schools 88 years ago today.
 
The Beatles released their hit song, “Lady Madonna,” 45 years ago today.
 
Spaceship Apollo 9 returned to Earth 44 years ago today.
 
American Cartoonist Lee Falk passed away 14 years ago today.
 
American Author James Purdy passed away 4 years ago today.
 
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