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What is Today - October 17, 2013

What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (10/17/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•539 BC - King Cyrus The Great of Persia marches into the city of Babylon, releasing the Jews from almost 70 years of exile and making the first Human Rights Declaration.

•1888 - Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie)

•1918 - Birthday - Rita Hayworth, NY, [Marguerita C Casino], actress (Gilda, Pal Joey)

•1933 - Albert Einstein arrives in US, a refugee from Nazi Germany

•1938 - Birthday - Robert "Evel" Knievel, motorcycle daredevil (Snake River Canyon), (d. 2007)

•1945 - Actress Ava Gardner (22) weds band leader Artie Shaw (35) in Hollywood

•1952 - Country music legend Hank Williams (29) weds Billie Jean Jones in Minden, Louisiana

•1955 - Lee Merriwether joins Today Show panel

•1958 - Birthday - Alan Jackson, Newnan Ga, country singer (Here in the Real World)

•1972 - Billy Williams, American singer (b. 1910)

•1979 - Mother Teresa of India, awarded Nobel Peace Prize

•1991 - Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer, dies of liver disease at 72

•2007 - The Dalai Lama receives the United States Congressional Gold Medal.

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