What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (12/20/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1803 – Louisiana Purchase formally transferred from France to US for $27M

1820 – Missouri imposes a $1 bachelor tax on unmarried men between 21 and 50

1879 – Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park

1920 – Bob Hope becomes an American citizen

1967 – "Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, premieres

1973 – Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37

1981 – Browns set team records for most fumbles (9) and most turnovers (10)

1983 – Birthday – Jonah Hill, American actor (Superbad)

1984 – 33 unknown Bach keyboard works found in Yale library

1990 – Birthday – JoJo, American singer

1997 – Vincent Ciccone, inventor (Blow-Pops candy), dies at 81

1998 – "Def Jam" business magnate Russell Simmons (41) weds model Kimora Lee (23) on the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy

2007 – "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

2007 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the oldest ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.

2012 – Apple is denied a patent for mobile pinch-to-zoom gestures by the US patent authorities

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