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What is Today - August 20, 2013

What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (8/20/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1896 - Dial telephone patented

•1920 - 1st US commercial radio station, 8MK (WWJ), Detroit begins daily broadcasting

•1924 – Birthday/Jim Reeves, US country singer/actor (Gun Fury, Kimberley Jim)

•1929 - 1st airship flight around Earth flying eastward completed

•1935 – Birthday/Justin Tubb, San Antonio Tx, country singer (Grand Ole Opry)

•1938 - Lou Gehrig hits record 23rd & last grand slam

•1965 - Rolling Stones release "Satisfaction" (their 1st #1 US hit)

•1974 - Pres Gerald Ford, assumes office after Richard Nixon's resignation

•1986 - Mail carrier Patrick Sherrill, Edmond Ok, shot 14 fellow workers dead

•1992 - Rocker Sting weds Trudie Styler at an 11th century chapel in Wiltshire, England

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