What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (9/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1897 - "McCall-magazine" 1st published

•1898 - Machine gun 1st used in battle

•1937 - US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act

•1944 - Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was sent to Auschwitz

•1964 – Death/Alvin York, American soldier (b. 1887)

•1965 – Birthday/Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)

•1968 - Jerry Lewis' 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

•1992 - US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)

•1993 - 10th MTV Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins

•2005 – Death/Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

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