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What is Today - August 7, 2013

What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (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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