What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (10/14/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1862 - Baseballer James Creighton ruptures bladder hitting HR, dies 10/18

•1890 - Birthday - Dwight D Eisenhower, Denison Tx, (R) 34th Pres (1953-1961)/Gen (WW 2)

•1913 - Explosion in coal mine at Cardiff kills 439

•1914 - Baseball legend Babe Ruth (19) weds Helen Woodford

•1916 - Birthday - C Everett Koop, surgeon general (1981-89)

•1939 - Birthday - Ralph Lauren, Bronx, New York, fashion designer (Chaps, Polo Ralph Lauren)

•1965 - Birthday - Karyn White, singer

•1971 - John & Yoko appear on "Dick Cavett Show"

•1977 - Bing Crosby, US singer/actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

•1979 - Birthday - Stacy Keibler, American actress / ex-professional wrestler

•1982 - President Reagan proclaims war against drugs

•1986 - Nobel Peace Prize awarded to Elie Wiesel (against violence/racism)

•1988 - Mike Tyson countersues Robin Givens for divorce & annulment

•1990 - Jeff Goldblum & wife Geena Davis file for divorce

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