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What is Today - October 8, 2013

What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (10/8/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1604 - Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted.

• 1873 - 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute.

• 1943 - /BirthdayChevy Chase, NYC, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack).

• 1981 - 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on ABC-TV.

• 1984 - 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins.

• 1992 - Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus.

• 2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

• 2010 - Musician Ben Harper (40) divorces actress Laura Dern (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage.

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