DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (10/28/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1818 - Abigail Adams, second first lady (1797-1801), dies at 73

•1858 - Macy's Dept store opens in NYC

•1907 - Edith Head, Academy Award winning costume designer was born in San Bernadino, California

•1920 - Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27

•1936 - Birthday - Charlie Daniels, singer and musician (Devil Went Down to Georgia)

•1949 - Birthday - Bruce Jenner, former U.S. track and field athlete, motivational speaker, socialite, television personality and businessman.

•1955 - Birthday - Bill Gates, Seattle, WA, billionaire founder/CEO of Microsoft

•1967 - Julia Roberts, Smyrna, GA, actress (Mystic Pizza, Pretty Woman)

•1972 - Brad Paisley, singer-songwriter and musician (Whiskey Lullaby, Mud on the Tires)

•2005 - Scooter Libby, Vice-president Dick Cheney's chief of staff, is indicted in the Valerie Plame case. Libby resigns later that day.

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