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

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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...

Highland to Host Leadership Day

OWENSBORO, Ky. (4/17/15) — Highland Elementary School is hosting a special event titled "We're All A Buzz For… Read More

Webster County Traffic Advisory

WEBSTER COUNTY, Ky. (4/17/15) — A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans a traffic shift along a work… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 13, 2015 6142

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 4779

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 16, 2015 3328

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 17, 2015 3142

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 11, 2015 2956

Juvenile Injured When Struck by Vehicle

by Madisonville Police

Most Read This Month

March 18, 2015 10042

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
April 02, 2015 8426

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 17, 2015 3142

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 17, 2015 994

Madisonville Police Reports Released

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
April 17, 2015 956

Two Charged in Connection with Powderly Firearms…

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 837

Police Officers Building Up Community by Helping…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 772

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 17, 2015 762

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 522

'The Bidding is On' at Annual Library Auction

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 17, 2015 443

Brown Pitches Baseball to Series Opener over…

by UK Athletics
April 17, 2015 417

Free Seedling Plantings Available While Supplies…

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News