DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (11/14/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1630 - Johannes Kepler, German astronomer, dies at 58

1763 - Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon begin surveying Mason-Dixon Line between Pennsylvania & Maryland

1887 – Birthday – Georgia O'Keefe, sculptor/painter (Cow's Skull)

1904 - King C. Gillette patents Gillette razor blade

1939 - Social Security Administration approves first unemployment check

1957 - Birthday – Kevin Eubanks, bandleader (Tonight Show)

1969 - Janis Joplin accused of vulgar and indecent language in Tampa, FL

1971 - Edie Sedgwick, American actress and model (b. 1943), dies at 28

1989 - "Batman" is released on VHS

1991 - Birthday – Shailene Woodley, American Actress

1991 - Ricky Pierce (Seattle) begins NBA free throw streak of 75

1995 - Space shuttle Atlantis docks with orbiting Russian space station Mir

1997 - "Rescue 911" TV host and actor William Shatner (66) weds former Ford model Norine Kidd (37) in Pasadena, California

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