What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (5/10/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Christopher Columbus discovered the Cayman Islands 510 years ago today.
 
Ben Franklin first tested the lightning rod 261 years ago today.
 
The first United States Navy ship was launched 216 years ago today.
 
Halley’s Comet got the closest to the Earth it had ever been 103 years ago today.
 
The first Director of the FBI, J. Edgar Hoover, was appointed 89 years ago today.
 
The hit television series, “Laverne and Shirley” had the last episode 30 years ago today.
 
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