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

What is Today - August 1, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (8/1/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick, was born 194 years ago.

•Adolph Hitler opened 11th Olympic Games in Berlin 77 years ago.

•Fidel Castro was arrested in Cuba 60 years ago.

•Coolio (Artis Leon Ivey Jr.), the rapper famous for "Gangsta Paradise", was born 50 years ago.

•Mike Tyson beat Tony Tucker in 12 for heavyweight boxing title 26 years ago.

•USA/USSR Around World Air Race began at Santa Monica, 21 years ago.

•M2, MTV's second TV channel was launched 17 years ago.

•Last year, eight Women's badminton doubles players were disqualified from the 2012 summer Olympics for "not using one's best efforts to win a match".

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Woman Charged in Assault of 3-Year-Old Child

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/29/14) — An Owensboro woman was charged with two counts of first degree assault following an… Read More

MCC Announces New Board Members

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (8/29/14) — Madisonville Community College President Dr. Judith L. Rhoads is pleased to announce… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

August 29, 2014 7045

Luke's Flea Market Vendors' Home Away…

in News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 28, 2014 5921

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 5624

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 5196

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4868

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

August 30, 2014 2833

Ponderosa Madisonville to Donate 10…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
August 26, 2014 2243

Two People Injured When Vehicle Overturns…

in Top Stories by Matt Sanderson
August 27, 2014 1662

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - August…

in Top Stories by Crime Stoppers
August 30, 2014 871

City of Madisonville Says 'Goodbye' to…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
August 29, 2014 795

MCC Announces New Board Members

in Top Stories by Joyce Riggs

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

August 26, 2014 5624

Owensboro Board of Commissioners…

in News by Beth Cecil
August 26, 2014 4792

City Street Closures on Strawbridge and…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 26, 2014 3138

City Hall, Transit, Sanitation Schedules…

in News by Abby Shelton
August 27, 2014 2595

Owensboro Police Conduct Investigations

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 2468

Happy Birthday to the Edge Ice Center

in News by Brittni Bunn

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

August 28, 2014 5921

Police Pursuit Spans Parts of Northern…

in Top Stories by Alex Piper, MCSO
August 26, 2014 5196

Family Has Close Call with Tornado

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 4868

Five Injured in Three-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
August 26, 2014 3735

Annual Everly Brothers Cruise In…

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
August 27, 2014 3073

Muhlenberg Job Corps Former Student…

in Top Stories by Karen Robinson

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