What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (9/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1662 - Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation

•1630 - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

•1782 - Great Seal of US used for 1st time

•1857 - Typesetting machine patent

•1906 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole

•1908 - Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp

•1924 – Birthday/Lauren Bacall, Staten Island, actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo)

•1983 - Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

•1990 - Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan wed

•1997 - Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 11866

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7454

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5775

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4864

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4049

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 11866

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8798

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 24, 2015 4049

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1052

Career Fair Provides Students Information about…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 1009

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 996

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 995

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
April 24, 2015 950

Probation and Parole Violators - April 24, 2015

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 916

Regional Eighth Grade Math Contest Held

by Joyce Riggs
April 24, 2015 894

Baptist Health Holds ‘Walk in the Park’ as Part…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 884

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 867

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed Down

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News