What is Today v3 mauve 300KENTUCKY (11/5/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1913 – Birthday – Vivien Leigh, actress (Gone with Wind, A Streetcar Named Desire)

1917 – Supreme Court decision (Buchanan v. Warley) strikes down Lousiville, KY ordiance requiring black and white races to live in separate areas

1941 – Birthday – Art Garfunkel, singer/actor (Sounds of Silence, Carnal Knowledge)

1959 – Birthday – Bryan Adams, singer (Heaven)

1975 – Annette Kellerman, swimmer/actress (Million Dollar Mermaid) one of the first women to wear a one-piece bathing costume, dies at 87

1977 – 43rd US President George W. Bush (31) weds Laura Welch (31) at The First United Methodist Church in Midland, Texas

1982 – Cleveland Cavaliers lose 24th consecutive game (NBA record)

1987 – Birthday – Kevin Jonas, member of the Jonas Brothers

1987 – Iceberg twice size of Rhode Island sighted in Antarctic

2006 – Saddam Hussein, former president of Iraq, and his co-defendants Barzan Ibrahim al-Tikriti and Awad Hamed al-Bandar are sentenced to death in the al-Dujail trial for the role in the massacre of the 148 Shi'as in 1982.

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