What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (12/2/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris

1823 – President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"

1859 – Birthday – Georges Seurat, Paris France, post-impressionist painter (Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte), (d. 1891)

1886 – 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London

1933 – First transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)

1946 – Birthday – Gianni Versace, Reggio Calabria, Italy, fashion designer (Versace), (d. 1997)

1972 – "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)

1978 – Neil Diamond & Barbra Striesand's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" hits #1

1978 – Birthday – Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter

1981 – Birthday – Britney Spears, singer and popstar (Baby One More Time, I'm A Slave 4 U)

1986 – Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer

1991 – Muslim Shiites release American held in Lebanon hostage Joseph Cicippio

1994 – Andrew Lloyd Webber admitted to the hospital for ulcer treatment

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

In Other News...

Two Vehicle Injury Collision on US 641

PRINCETON, Ky. (5/4/15) — According to a Kentucky State Police report, KSP investigated a two-vehicle, injury collision… Read More

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

MADISONVILLE, KY. (5/3/15) – Faith Baptist Church hosted a Family Fun Day on Saturday, May 2. Sunshine, fellowship and… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4125

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3462

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3318

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2872

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2774

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15440

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8456

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 03, 2015 1296

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 976

Faith Baptist Hosts Family Fun Day

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 893

Teen Injured During Collision with Police Cruiser

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 631

Dave Says - May 3, 2015

by Dave Ramsey
May 02, 2015 624

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 04, 2015 594

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 540

Conquering the clutter: Cleanliness with kids is…

by SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 474

2015 Correctional Employees' Week Celebrated…

by Michael Caudill
May 03, 2015 467

Legislator's Log - Week of May 3, 2015

by Brent Yonts
May 03, 2015 409

Outdoor Truths – May 3, 2015

by Gary Miller