What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (11/4/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1842 – Abraham Lincoln (16th President of the United States) marries Mary Todd in Springfield

1845 – First nationally observed uniform Election Day in US

1862 – Dr. Richard Gatling patents Gatling machine gun (Indianapolis)

1930 – Birthday – Doris Roberts, actress (Remington Steele, Everybody Loves Raymond)

1939 – First air conditioned automobile (Packard) exhibited, Chicago, IL

1946 – Birthday – Laura Bush, U.S. First Lady 2001-09

1960 – "Misfits" premieres, final movie for Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe

1961 – Birthday – Ralph Macchio, Huntington NY, actor (Karate Kid, Eight is Enough)

1969 – Birthday – Sean Combs [Puff Daddy], rapper/record producer (Come to Me, I'll be Missing You)

1980 – Ronald Reagan (R) defeats President Jimmy Carter (D) by a landslide

1987 – NBA announces four new franchises: Charlotte and Miami for 1988; Minneapolis and Orlando for 1989

2008 – Barack Obama becomes the first African-American to be elected President of the United States

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter SAR to Read the Declaration of Independence

CADIZ, Ky. (7/3/15) — The Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will host its second annual… Read More

MCCH Sleep Disorders Center in Murray Receives Program Accreditation

MURRAY, Ky. (7/3/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital Sleep Disorders Center in Murray recently received program… Read More
1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
0.00 (0.00%)    

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14476

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 6726

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5149

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3919

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3628

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45289

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14476

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 03, 2015 2735

KMA Reminds Motorist of New Kentucky Red Light Law

by David Holt
July 03, 2015 1022

Planning Commission Approves Re-zoning…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 918

County Clerk Warns of Telephone Scam in Hopkins…

by Keenan Cloern
July 03, 2015 908

UPDATE - Suspicious Package under Investigation

by SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 794

States Where Motorcycles Can Run Red Lights…

by Michelle Megna
July 03, 2015 502

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 03, 2015 363

Central City All Stars Top Bremen All Stars 8-5

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 358

Beechmont All Stars Defeat Auburn All Stars 10-2

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 348

Kentucky Lottery Results for Thursday July 2, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery
July 03, 2015 310

Two Councilmen Oppose Budget Amendment Nixing…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News