KENTUCKY (8/7/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1620 - Kepler's mother arrested for witchcraft
•1909 - US issues 1st Lincoln penny
•1944 - IBM dedicates the first program-controlled calculator, the Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator (known best as the Harvard Mark I).
•1960 - Birthday - David Duchovny, NYC, actor (Fox Mulder-X Files)
•1971 - Apollo 15 returns to Earth\
•1975 - Birthday - Charlize Theron, Transvaal, South Africa, actress (The Cider House Rules, Monster)
•1985 - Barbra Streisand records "Broadway Album"
•1985 - Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58
•1988 - Writers guild end their 6 months strike
•2007 - Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants breaks baseball great Hank Aaron's record by hitting his 756th home run.
•2008 - Singer-songwriter Jewel (38) weds rodeo champion Ty Murray (42) at The Cove Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas
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