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

•1753 - 1st steam engine arrives in US colonies

•1850 - California is admitted as the thirty-first U.S. state

•1904 - Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913

•1955 - Elvis Presley's 1st appearance on Ed Sullivan's Show

•1957 - Pres Eisenhower signs 1st civil rights bill since Reconstruction

•1971 - John Lennon releases "Imagine" album

•1980 -Birthday Michelle Williams, Kalispell, Montana, actress (Dawson's Creek)

•1983 - Radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (Coco2)

•1995 - Chynna Phillips weds William Baldwin

•1996 Bill Monroe, bluegrass vocalist (created bluegrass music), dies at 84

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