Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today – May 17, 2013

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (5/17/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first merry-go-round was presented at a fair 393 years ago today in Turkey.
 
Britain declared war on France 257 years ago today.
 
Lewis and Clark began exploring the Louisiana Purchase 209 years ago today.
 
Rubber bands were patented 168 years ago today.
 
The first Kentucky Derby was held 138 years ago today.
 
Alaska became a United States territory 129 years ago today.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by http://www.historyorb.com
Graphics provided by SurfKY Graphics Department

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 17, 2014 4083

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3696

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3390

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 20, 2014 3243

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 3228

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 20, 2014 3243

Park Avenue Trespass Call Leads to…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 2571

Madisonville Man Charged for Shoplifting,…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
August 18, 2014 1378

Madisonville Firefighters Recognized for…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 20, 2014 1358

Dawson Springs Woman Arrested for Driving…

in Top Stories by SurfKY News
August 20, 2014 1075

Theft at Pennyrile Park Apartments Leads…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 18, 2014 3390

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 18, 2014 3228

Unlawful Solicitation

in News by Sgt. J.D. Winkler
August 18, 2014 3160

RiverArtes Opening at OMFA

in News by Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
August 19, 2014 2600

Free Arthritis Exercise Program will be…

in News by Woody Maglinger
August 19, 2014 2404

Municipal Art Collection on Exhibit at…

in News by Mary Bryan Hood

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 17, 2014 4083

Greenville Police Conducting Traffic…

in Top Stories by Wes Miller
August 18, 2014 3696

Man Injured in Early Morning WKP Accident

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 18, 2014 3083

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 18, 2014 2921

'How Dry I Was'

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 19, 2014 2087

'Another One Bites the 'Duct'

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06