What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (9/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1639 - First printing press in America

• 1789 - US Congress proposes Bill of Rights (10 of 12 will ratify)

• 1867 - Congress creates 1st all-black university, Howard U in Wash DC

• 1911 - Ground breaking begins in Boston for Fenway Park

• 1912 - Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism is founded in New York, New York.

• 1926 - Henry Ford announces 8 hour, 5-day work week

• 1930 - Birthday/Shel Silverstein, American humorist and author (d. 1999)

• 1954 - "Roman Holiday" actress Audrey Hepburn (25) weds actor Mel Ferrer (37) in Burgenstock

• 1960 - First nuclear powered aircraft carrier (Enterprise) launched (US)

• 1990 - Saddam Hussein warns that US will repeat Vietnam experienc

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