What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (8/5/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•882 - King Louis III of France (b. 863)

•1100 - Henry I is crowned King of England in Westminster Abbey.

•1862 - Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man" (d. 1890)

•1962 - Marilyn Monroe, found dead of apparent self-inflicted drug overdose at 36

•1926 - Houdini stays in a coffin under water for 1½ hrs before escaping

•1930 - Neil Armstrong, Wapakoneta Ohio, X-15 pilot, 1st Moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11), (d. 2012)

•1956 - Maureen McCormick, Encino California, actress (Marcia-Brady Bunch)

•1956 - Actress-singer Shirley Jones (22) weds film and stage actor Jack Cassidy (29)

•1957 - Comic strip "Andy Capp" made its debut

•1961 - Tawny Kitaen, SD California, actress (Bachelor Party, Witchboard)

•1966 - Martin Luther King Jr stoned during Chicago march

•1974 - Pres Nixon admits he withheld information about Watergate break-in

•1975 - Stevie Wonder signs $13M contract with Motown

•1990 - Jim Palmer & Joe Morgan inducted into hall of fame

•1992 - 4 cops in Rodney King beating case indicted on civil rights charge

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