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

What is Today - July 15, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (7/15/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•The first Crusaders captured and plundered Jerusalem 914 years ago.

•The Rosetta Stone was found in the Egyptian village of Rosetta by French Captain Pierre-François Bouchard during Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign 214 years ago.

•Napoleon surrendered and was later exiled on St Helena 198 years ago.

•A fire destroyed the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome 190.

•Georgia became last confederate to be readmitted to United States 143 years ago.

•Bandai volcano (Japan) erupted for the first time in 1,000 years 125 years ago.

•The Italian parliament accepts new constitution 90 years ago.

•President Hoover cut his own salary 15% 81 years ago.

•Alcoholic Anonymous was founded in Britain 65 years ago.

•A Russian Soyuz rocket with an international team launched for a mission to the International Space Station one year ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

In Other News...

Owensboro Man Hit by Vehicle

OWENSBORO, Ky. (9/15/14) — An Owensboro man was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life threatening… Read More

New I-69 Contract Awarded in Marshall, Graves Counties

FRANKFORT, Ky. (9/14/14) — Governor Steve Beshear announced earlier this week an award of a contract for improvements… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 12, 2014 17033

Woman's Body Found in Theater Day After…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 13, 2014 3425

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 3145

Subject of Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 11, 2014 2523

Suspect Arrested for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 2396

Two Accidents Occur on U.S. 62 Within…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3425

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 2523

Suspect Arrested for Possession of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 11, 2014 1985

Three Injured in Early Morning Two-Car…

in Top Stories by Officer Falon Graham
September 12, 2014 1849

Madisonville Man Arrested for Disturbing…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 12, 2014 1520

Earlington Woman Jailed for Trying to…

in Top Stories by MPD Officer Matt Sanderson

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 11, 2014 1432

Owensboro Police Department Activity…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 1393

Owensboro Parks Plans Fall Day Camp

in News by Brittni Bunn
September 11, 2014 1177

Special Events Committee Meeting Date,…

in News by Beth Cecil
September 11, 2014 1167

Daviess County Public Library Plans Events

in News by Leslie McCarty
September 12, 2014 1131

Ursuline Presentation 'Spirituality of…

in News by Jennifer Kaminski

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 11, 2014 3145

Subject of Officer-Involved Shooting…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
September 11, 2014 2396

Two Accidents Occur on U.S. 62 Within…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
September 11, 2014 1891

Job Corps Students Volunteer with…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson
September 12, 2014 1805

Paradise Residents Plan First Reunion…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
September 11, 2014 1607

SurfKY Exclusive - Sandi Patty Excited…

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