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What is Today - January 2, 2014

what is today 2014 greenKENTUCKY (1/2/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1815 – Leading Romantic Age poet Lord Byron (27) marries Anne Isabella Milbanke (22) by special license, at Seaham Hall in County Durham.

1903 – President Theodore Roosevelt shuts down post office in Indianola, Miss, for refusing to accept its appointed postmistress because she was black

1920 – Birthday – Isaac Asimov, scientist/writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy)

1936 – Birthday – Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road, Dang Me)

1945 – Kentucky begins 130 home basketball game win streak, ends in 1955

1966 – Green Bay Packers beat Cleveland Browns 23-12 in NFL championship game

1983 – Birthday – Kate Bosworth, actress (Blue Crush, Superman Returns)

1990 – Alan Hale Jr, Skipper on Gilligan's Island, dies of cancer at 71

1990 – Sting joins wrestling’s Four Horsemen (Flair, Arn Anderson, Ole Anderson)

2010 – "American Idol" singer Jason Castro (22) weds Mandy Mayhall near Dallas, Texas

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