What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (9/18/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1502 - Christopher Columbus lands at Costa Rica on his 4th & last voyage
•1793 - President George Washington lays cornerstone of Capitol building
•1848 - Baseball rules 1st baseman can tag base for out instead of runner
•1851 - New York Times starts publishing (2 cents a copy)
•1955 - Actress-singer Debbie Reynolds (23) weds singer Eddie Fisher (27)
•1905 - Birthday - Greta Garbo, Stockholm Sweden, actress (Ninotchka, Grand Hotel, Camille), (d. 1990)
•1957 - "Wagon Train" premieres
•1961 - Birthday - Jensen Buchanan, Montgomery Ala, actress (Vicky/Marley-Another World)
•1970 - Jimi Hendrix, rock guitarist (Purple Haze), dies of a drug overdose at 27
•1978 - All four Kiss members release solo albums
•2004 - Pop star Britney Spears (22) weds rapper-dancer Kevin Federline (26) in Studio City, California
•2009 - The 72 year run of the soap opera The Guiding Light ends as its final episode is broadcast

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