What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (10/4/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1904 - 1st day of NYC subway, 350,000 people ride 9.1 mile tracks

• 1911 - 1st public elevator (London's Earl's Court Metro Station)

• 1922 - For 1st time, entire World Series broadcast over radio (WJZ & WGY)

• 1949 - United Nations' permanent NYC headquarters is dedicated

• 1957 - "Leave It to Beaver," debuts on CBS

• 1976 - Supreme Court lifts 1972 ban on death penalty for convicted murderers

• 1984 - US government closes down due to budget problems

• 1997 - The second largest cash robbery in U.S. history occurs at the Charlotte, North Carolina

• 1970 - Janis Joplin, rock singer (Down on Me), dies of a drug overdose at 27

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Sanitation on Normal Schedule, Transit Running, City Hall, Parks Office Closed for Good Friday, April 3

OWENSBORO, Ky. (327/15) — City Hall and the Parks Administration Office will be closed Friday, April 3 in observance of… Read More

Special Called Meeting March 31

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (3/27/15) — The Madisonville City Council will meet in special called session Tuesday, March 31, 2015… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5418

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5218

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5035

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4954

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4169

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3922

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13277

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11497

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 5418

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2361

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 2297

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1854

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 27, 2015 1527

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1388

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1216

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 1170

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 1003

Utility Tax Petition Signatures Put Choice before…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
March 27, 2015 1001

Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director