What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (11/13/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1843 – Mt. Rainier in Washington State erupts

1850 – Birthday – Robert Louis Stevenson, author (Treasure Island), (d. 1894)

1913 – Birthday – Alexander Scourby, film, television, and voice actor known for his deep and resonant voice

1931 – Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed first female senator

1940 – Walt Disney's "Fantasia" released

1955 – Birthday – Whoopi Goldberg, actress, comedian, and singer (Color Purple, Sister Act)

1960 – Sammy Davis Jr. marries Swedish actress May Britt (at that time interracial marriage was forbidden by law in 31 US states)

1969 – Birthday – Gerard Butler, actor (300, P.S. I Love You)

1979 – Ronald Reagan launched his presidential campaign

1980 – Gabriella Brum, 18, of West Germany crowned 30th Miss World; she resigns the next day, because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend

1980 – US spacecraft Voyager I sent back first close up pictures of Saturn

1997 – Ken Griffey Jr. unanimously wins AL MVP

2002 – Eminem releases single 'Lose Yourself' from soundtrack of 8 Mile; becomes first rap song to win Academy Award for Best Original Song

2004 – "The View" co-host Star Jones (42) weds banker Al Reynolds at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York City

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