What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (10/17/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•539 BC - King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost 70 years of exile and making the first Human Rights Declaration.

•1888 - Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie)

•1918 - Birthday - Rita Hayworth, NY, [Marguerita C Casino], actress (Gilda, Pal Joey)

•1933 - Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

•1938 - Birthday - Robert "Evel" Knievel, motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), (d. 2007)

•1945 - Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

•1952 - Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana

•1955 - Lee Merriwether joins Today Show panel

•1958 - Birthday - Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)

•1972 - Billy Williams, American singer (b. 1910)

•1979 - Mother Teresa of India, awarded Nobel Peace Prize

•1991 - Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer, dies of liver disease at 72

•2007 - The Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,757.15
+73.57 (0.42%)    
2 S&P 2,080.54
+11.78 (0.57%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,994.83
+2.89 (0.06%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 15480

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 8068

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 03, 2015 4121

KMA Reminds Motorists of New Kentucky Red Light…

by David Holt
July 01, 2015 3522

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 3382

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - July 2, 2015

by Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45882

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 15480

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 06, 2015 2831

Man Accused of Choking Girlfriend, Threatening to…

by SurfKY News
July 05, 2015 1840

Hopkins County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
July 06, 2015 1215

Driving on Suspended License, Alleged Fleeing…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 1201

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 908

KLC to Hold Free OSHA Training for West Kentucky

by Daniel Lowry
July 07, 2015 901

White Plains Man Accused of Firing Shotgun at Car…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 655

Swingin' for Sadie Scholarship Recipients

by Karen Robinson
July 06, 2015 636

Kentuckians Touched by Organ Donation Featured on…

by Karen McKnight
July 06, 2015 625

Two Vehicle Head on Collision Sends Two to Local…

by SurfKY News
July 06, 2015 620

City Launches New Website, Online Payment System

by Leslie Curneal