What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (7/26/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•The Battle of Siffin took place 1356 years ago.

•The Inquistion formed in Rome under pope Clement IV 746 years ago.

•James V was declared by the Scottish Parliament fit to govern 489 years ago.

•Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge were inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame 80 years ago.

•Joe Dimaggio ends 61 game hitting streak in Pacific Coast League

•"Babe Ruth Story," premiered, which was Babe Ruth's last public appearance 65 years ago.

•Fidel Castro began his rebellion, the "26th of July Movement," against Fulgenico Batista's regime 60 years ago.

•Catfish Hunter Billy Williams and Ray Dandridge were inducted in Baseball Hall of Fame 26 years ago.

•General Hospital taped its 7,000th episode 23 years ago.

•Mars Observer tookk the first photo of Mars, from 5 billion km 20 years ago.

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