What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (11/11/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1750 – The F.H.C. Society (Flat Hat Club), the first college fraternity, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia

1865 – Mary Edward Walker, the first Army female surgeon, was awarded a Medal of Honor

1885 – Birthday – George S. Patton, San Gabriel, CA, US General (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts", (d. 1945)

1889 – Washington admitted as 42nd state of USA

1938 – Mary Mallon (“Typhoid Mary”), the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever, died after a total of nearly three decades in isolation

1962 – Birthday – Demi Moore, actress (Ghost, GI Jane)

1969 – Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkenness

1974 – Birthday – Leonardo DiCaprio, actor (Titanic, Inception, Shutter Island)

1994 – Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000

2004 – Yasser Arafat is confirmed dead by the Palestine Liberation Organization, of unidentified causes. Mahmoud Abbas is elected chairman of the PLO minutes later.

2011 – Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia

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