What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (5/2/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The United States stopped minting the 20 cent coin 135 years ago today.
 
President Wilson signed the Harrison Drug Act 97 years ago today.
 
General Motors acquired the Chevrolet Motor Company of Delaware 95 years ago today.
 
The first United States air passenger service started 94 years ago today.
 
The battle of Alcatraz took place 67 years ago today, killing two prison guards and three inmates.
 
Osama Bin Laden was killed by Special Forces in Pakistan 2 years ago today.
 
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