What is Today v3 mossy 300KENTUCKY (10/30/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history

1735 – Birthday – John Adams, second president of the United States (1797-1801)

1938 – Orson Welles panics a nation with broadcast of "War of the Worlds"

1945 – Birthday – Henry Winkler, actor (Fonzie-Happy Days, Arrested Development)

1965 – Birthday – Gavin Rossdale, heavy metal vocalist and actor (Bush)

1974 – Muhammad Ali KOs George Foreman in 8th round in Kinshasa Zaire ('The Rumble in the Jungle')

1989 – Smith Dairy at Orrville, OH, makes largest milk shake (1,575.2 gal)

2002 – Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (b. 1965) was shot and murdered by an unknown assailant

2004 – Blink-182 pop-punk band drummer Travis Barker (28) weds actress and First Runner Up Miss USA 1995 Shanna Moakler (29) at the Bacara Resort & Spa in Santa Barbara, California

2007 – Washoe, a chimpanzee who was the first non-human to learn to communicate using American Sign Language, died at the age of 42

2012 – The Walt Disney Co. purchases Lucasfilm Ltd. and its rights for Star Wars and Indiana Jones for $4.05 billion

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