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What is Today - August 26, 2013

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (8/26/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•580 - Chinese invents toilet paper

•1858 - First news dispatch by telegraph

•1873 - 1st free kindergarten in the U.S. started by Susan Blow in Carondelet, a suburb of St. Louis Missouri

•1907 - Houdini escapes from chains underwater at Aquatic Park in 57 sec

•1910-Birthday/Mother Teresa, [Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu], Yugoslavia (Nobel Peace Prize 1979)

•1929 - 1st US roller coaster built

•1946 - George Orwell published "Animal Farm"

•1972 - 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR

•1996 - Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law, representing major shift in US welfare policy

•1980 –Birthday/Macaulay Culkin, NYC, actor (Home Alone, My Girl, Richie Rich)

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