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What is Today - December 16, 2013

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (12/16/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1770 — Birthday — Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn, Germany, composer (5th Symphony, Ode to Joy), (d. 1827)

1775 — Birthday — Jane Austen, novelist (Pride and Prejudice, Emma), (d. 1817)

1944 — Battle of Bulge begins in Belgium

1953 — First White House Press Conference (President Eisenhower and 161 reporters)

1962 — Birthday — William "The Refrigerator" Perry, NFL defensive back (Chicago Bears)

1963 — Birthday — Benjamin Bratt, California, actor (Miss Congeniality, Law & Order)

1966 — Jimi Hendrix Experience releases its first single, "Hey Joe," in the UK

1972 — Miami Dolphins become first undefeated NFL team (14-0-0)

1980 — Harland Sanders, founder Kentucky Fried Chicken, dies at 90

1981 — Birthday — Flo Rida, American rapper

1994 — Davy Jones (Monkees), charged with DWI

2005 — American singer-songwriter and TV personality Jessica Simpson (25) divorces singer-songwriter Nick Lachey (31) due to irreconcilable differences

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