Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

What is Today - Dec. 12, 2013

What is_Today_v3_yellow_300KENTUCKY (12/12/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1821 – Birthday – Gustave Flaubert, France, novelist (Madame Bovary)

1822 – Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

1893 – Birthday – Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)

1889 – Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

1915 – Birthday – Frank Sinatra, Hoboken New Jersey, American singer/actor (old blue eyes), (d. 1998)

1940 – Birthday – Dionne Warwick, East Orange NJ, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose)

1946 – Tide detergent introduced

1957 – Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his first wife Jane Mitcham

1961 – Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstraters arrested in Albany Ga

1963 – Frank Sinatra Jr. returned after being kidnapped

1970 – Birthday – Kirk Cameron, actor (Growing Pains, Fireproof)

1991 – Actor Richard Gere (42) weds super model Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas

1995 – NBA referees return to work after striking

1995 – Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

2001 – Actress Ashley Judd (33) weds race car driver Dario Franchetti (28) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

English Park Boat Ramp Schedule for This Weekend's Air Show

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/30/14) — The following closings will be in effect at the English Park Boat Ramp and Courtesy Dock: 11… Read More

Providence Police Reports Released

PROVIDENCE, Ky. (9/30/14) ― The Providence Police Department released the following reports Monday, Sept. 29. Jacob… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 27, 2014 3915

Hopkins County Grand Jury Misdemeanor Indictments

in News by Karen McKnight
September 29, 2014 3544

Endless Road Strings Bring Orchestra Mix to…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 27, 2014 2878

Sinister on Center Takes Haunted Manor to Whole…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 29, 2014 2413

One Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision on…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 29, 2014 2360

Man, Woman Charged with Violating EPO Against…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 28, 2014 2305

Community Shows Support to Muhlenberg Humane…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 29, 2014 2070

Man Charged with PI, Drugs, After Allegedly…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 28, 2014 2067

Marching Mustangs Take Third in Ohio Competition

in Top Stories by Information provided by Shawna Hendrix
September 27, 2014 1755

Hopkins/Webster Counties Native, Paducah Writer…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 27, 2014 1744

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

in News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
September 29, 2014 1559

Man Arrested for DUI, Marijuana Possession

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 29, 2014 2413

One Injured in Single-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 29, 2014 2360

Man, Woman Charged with Violating EPO…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 29, 2014 2070

Man Charged with PI, Drugs, After…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 29, 2014 1559

Man Arrested for DUI, Marijuana Possession

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 28, 2014 1403

Angel Garden Dedicated at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 29, 2014 3544

Endless Road Strings Bring Orchestra Mix…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 28, 2014 2305

Community Shows Support to Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
September 28, 2014 2067

Marching Mustangs Take Third in Ohio…

in Top Stories by Information provided by Shawna Hendrix
September 29, 2014 1384

One Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 29, 2014 1382

Fourteen Year Old Parker Hastings Wins…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06