What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (9/30/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1880 - Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula

• 1898 - City of NY established 1929 - 1st manned rocket plane flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)

• 1939 - 1st televised college football game (Fordham vs Waynesburg at NYC)

• 1950 - Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time

• 1954 - Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy

• 1955 - James Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24

• 1961 - Bill for Boston Tea Party is paid by Mayor Snyder of Oregon who wrote a check for $196, the total cost of all tea lost

• 1968 - 1st Boeing 747 rolls out

• 1994 - Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit

• 1997 - Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Reconstruction of U.S. 60/Wendell Ford Expressway at Owensboro 30 Percent Complete

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. (5/28/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is making good progress on a major… Read More

Meade County Ousts Defending Champion Daviess County

BRANDENBURG, Ky. (5/27/15) — Defending champion Daviess County fell in the opening round of the Third Region Baseball… Read More

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7727

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7573

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 5585

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3545

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 26, 2015 2845

Mandarin House Gearing Up to Open Soon

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10900

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7727

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 5585

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2575

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1542

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 1026

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – May 27,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 641

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 479

Anonymous Tip Results in Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 358

Two Vehicle Collision Sends One to Hospital

by McCracken County Sheriff's Department