What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (11/18/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1307 - William Tell shoots apple off his son's head

1421 - Southern sea floods 72 villages, killing estimated 10,000 in Netherlands

1820 - Antarctica discovered by US Navy Capt Nathaniel B Palmer

1883 - Standard time zones forms by railroads in US & Canada

1963 - Bell Telephone introduces push button telephone

1968 - Birthday - Owen Wilson, Dallas, Texas, American actor (Meet the Parents, Zoolander)

1974 - Chloë Sevigny, American actress

1993 - WWF boss Vince McMahon charged with steroid distribution

2000 - Actor and producer Michael Douglas (67) weds Academy Award- and Tony Award-winning Welsh actress Catherine Zeta-Jones (42) at The Plaza Hotel in New York City

2002 - Death - James Coburn, American actor (b. 1928)

2006 - American film actor and producer Tom Cruise (44) weds actress Katie Holmes (27) at Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy

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