What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (8/19/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1692 - 5 women executed for witchcraft in Salem Mass

•1871 - Birthday - Orville Wright, Dayton OH, aviator (Wright Brothers), (d. 1912)

•1946 - Birthday - Bill Clinton [William Jefferson], Hope Arkansas, 42nd United States President (Democrat, 1993-01)

•1950 - ABC begins Saturday morning kid shows (Animal Clinic & Acrobat Ranch)

•1973 - Kris Kristofferson weds Rita Coolidge

•1976 - Pres Gerald R Ford won Republican pres nomination at KC convention

•1977 - Groucho Marx, NYC, comedian (Marx Bros), dies in LA at 86

•1979 - "My Sharonna" by the Knack hits #1 (stays for 42 days)

•1993 - Actress Kim Basinger weds actor Alec Baldwin

•2011 - "My Fair Brady" actress Adrianne Curry (28) divorces "The Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight (53) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage

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