What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (7/31/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Ulysses S. Grant was named General of Volunteers 149 years ago.

•NY Yanks suspend Jake Powell 75 years ago, after he said on Chicago radio he'd "hit every colored person in Chicago over head with a club".

•The Department of Health, Education and Welfare was created 60 years ago.

•J. K. Rowling, writer of Harry Potter, was born 48 years ago.

•Apollo 15 astronauts took a six and a half hour electric car ride on Moon 42 years ago.

•The last Playboy club closed 25 years ago.

•Russia and the US signed long range nuclear weapons reduction pact 22 years ago.

•Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts was arrested for shoving 2 cops 20 years ago.

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