What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (3/20/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The Great fire of Boston destroyed 349 buildings 253 years ago today.
 
Famed outlaw Jesse James and his gang robbed a bank in Russelville, KY 145 years ago today.
 
The first known intercollegiate basketball game (Yale VS Penn) took place 116 years ago today.
 
The first international figure-skating tournament held in the US took place in New Haven 99 years ago today.
 
Famed music group, The Supremes, released their hit song, “The Happening” 45 years ago today.
 
Joan Jett and the Blackhearts popular song, “I love Rock and Roll” went number 1 on the charts 31 years ago today.
 
Michael Jackson signed a 65 Million Dollar deal with Sony Records 22 years ago today.
 
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