What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (4/25/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first patent was granted for Thimbles, used in sewing, 329 years ago today.
 
The first Guillotine was used 221 years ago today.
 
Tokyo opened for foreign trade 146 years ago today.
 
The Spanish American War was officially announced 115 years ago today.
 
New York became the first US State to require license plates on automobiles 112 years ago today.
 
The first use of a Seeing Eye dog took place 75 years ago today.
 
Chuck Cooper became the first black to play in the NBA 63 years ago today.
 
Elvis Presley’s hit song, “Heartbreak Hotel” hit number one 57 years ago today.
 
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