What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (7/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Constantine I was proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops 1707 years ago.

•George Stephenson introduced the 1st steam locomotive 199 years ago.

•Beatles' "Hard Day's Night, A," album goes #1 & stays #1 for 14 weeks 49 years ago.

•US health officials concede people of african descent were used as guinea pigs in a 40 year syphilis experiment 41 years ago.

•US health officials concede blacks were used as guinea pigs in 40 year syphilis experiment

•George Harrison paid £1,000,000 tax on his Bangladesh concert & album 40 years ago.

•Bob Dylan was booed off Newport Folk Festival for using an electric guitar 35 years ago.

•USSR launched Kosmos 1870, a 15-ton Earth-study satellite 26 years ago.

•Roseanne Barr sang the National Anthem at Cincinnati Reds-San Diego Padres game 23 years ago.

•The 2012 Summer Olympics begin one year ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 8946

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 13, 2015 6331

Three Juveniles, Adult Accused of Vandalizing…

by Deputy Will Coursey
April 14, 2015 5474

Several Juveniles Charged in Connection with Fight

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5249

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 16, 2015 3533

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 16,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 8946

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8567

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 20, 2015 3339

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 19, 2015 2393

ATV Ride, Cookout Raises Funds for Shanice Bean…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1462

Madisonville Man Charged with Sex Abuse of Two…

by SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 1225

Tru Blue BBQ Wins Earlington Downtown Showdown BBQ

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 1221

Traffic Stop Results in DUI, Drug Possession,…

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 968

Pick Greenville's 'Saturdays on the Square' Free…

by Beth Newman
April 18, 2015 966

Home, Garden Show Concludes Today at Ballard…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 857

Children Thrilled with Superhero Pancake Breakfast

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 19, 2015 822

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff on April…

by Office of the Governor
April 19, 2015 671

KET Documentary Follows UK Doctor's Work Helping…

by Elizabeth Adams