What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (12/2/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1804 – Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned emperor of France in Paris

1823 – President James Monroe declares his "Monroe Doctrine"

1859 – Birthday – Georges Seurat, Paris France, post-impressionist painter (Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte), (d. 1891)

1886 – 26th US President Theodore Roosevelt (28) weds second wife Edith Kermit Carow (25) in London

1933 – First transatlantic telephone wedding (Bertil Clason-Sigrid Carlson)

1946 – Birthday – Gianni Versace, Reggio Calabria, Italy, fashion designer (Versace), (d. 1997)

1972 – "December Giant" largest sinkhole in US collapses (Alabama)

1978 – Neil Diamond & Barbra Striesand's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" hits #1

1978 – Birthday – Nelly Furtado, Canadian singer and songwriter

1981 – Birthday – Britney Spears, singer and popstar (Baby One More Time, I'm A Slave 4 U)

1986 – Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of cancer

1991 – Muslim Shiites release American held in Lebanon hostage Joseph Cicippio

1994 – Andrew Lloyd Webber admitted to the hospital for ulcer treatment

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