What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (7/22/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Saint Dionysius was elected as Pope, succeeding Sixtus II 1754 years ago.

•English defeated Scots at Battle of Falkirk 715 years ago.

•George Washington took command of US troops 238 years ago.

•Outside Chicago's Biograph Theatre, "Public Enemy Number One" John Dillinger is mortally wounded by FBI agents 79 years ago.

•Gasoline rationing using coupons began 71 years ago.

•Jimi Hendrix quit as opening act of the Monkees' tour 46 years ago.

•House of Representatives voted to restore citizenship to General Robert E. Lee 35 years ago.

•Selena Gomez, the American actress, was born 21 years ago.

•OJ Simpson pleaded "Absolutely 100% Not Guilty" of murder 19 years ago.

•Space shuttle STS-70 (Discovery 20), landed 18 years ago.

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