What is Today v3 mauve 300KENTUCKY (12/23/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1867 – Birthday – First female self-made millionaire, Sarah Breedlove, creator Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company

1888 – Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear

1930 – Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios

1938 – Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"

1938 – Robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70

1951 – First coast-to-coast televised football game (Dumont paid $75,000) LA Rams beat Cleveland Browns 24-17 in NFL championship game

1964 – Birthday – Eddie Vedder, American heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine)

1971 – Birthday – Corey Haim, Toronto, actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive)

1972 – Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7

1973 – "Young & Restless" premieres on TV

1987 – Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald R. Ford escapes from Alderson Prison

1997 – Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted daughter of Mia Farrow

2007 – Actress Katherine Heigl (29) weds singer-songwriter Josh Kelley (27) at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah

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