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What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (4/24/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Fire Alarms were put into operation 148 years ago today.
 
Famous volcano Vesuvius erupted 141 years ago today.
 
Delegates from 46 countries gathered in San Francisco 68 years ago today to discuss the concept of the United Nations.
 
Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago today.
 
IBM-PC computer was introduced 32 years ago today.
 
The United States lifted economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction 9 years ago today..
 
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