What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (7/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Constantine I was proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops 1707 years ago.

•George Stephenson introduced the 1st steam locomotive 199 years ago.

•Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks 49 years ago.

•US health officials concede people of african descent were used as guinea pigs in a 40 year syphilis experiment 41 years ago.

•US health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphilis experiment

•George Harrison paid £1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album 40 years ago.

•Bob Dylan was booed off Newport Folk Festival for using an electric guitar 35 years ago.

•USSR launched Kosmos 1870, a 15-ton Earth-study satellite 26 years ago.

•Roseanne Barr sang the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game 23 years ago.

•The 2012 Summer Olympics begin one year ago.

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