What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (4/12/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest captured Fort Pillow, Tennessee 149 years ago today.
 
Famed outlaw Jesse James robbed a bank in Columbia, Kentucky, killing one and taking $1500.00 141 years ago today.
 
Harry Truman was sworn in as the 33rd United States President 68 years ago today.
 
Bill Haley and the Comets recorded “Rock Around the Clock” 59 years ago today.
 
Actress Lisa Bonet filed for divorce from singer Lenny Kravitz 21 years ago today.
 
US President Bill Clinton was cited for contempt of court for giving "intentionally false statements" in a sexual harassment civil lawsuit 14 years ago today.
 
Talk show host and comedian David Letterman was born 56 years ago today.
 
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the 32nd US President, died 68 years ago today.
 
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