What is Today v3 mauve 300KENTUCKY (12/23/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1867 – Birthday – First female self-made millionaire, Sarah Breedlove, creator Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company

1888 – Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh cuts off his left ear

1930 – Bette Davis arrives in Hollywood under contract to Universal Studios

1938 – Margaret Hamilton's costume catches fire in filming of "Wizard of Oz"

1938 – Robert Herrick, US writer (Chimes), dies at 70

1951 – First coast-to-coast televised football game (Dumont paid $75,000) LA Rams beat Cleveland Browns 24-17 in NFL championship game

1964 – Birthday – Eddie Vedder, American heavy metal singer (Pearl Jam-Justine)

1971 – Birthday – Corey Haim, Toronto, actor (Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive)

1972 – Steelers turns around a 7-6 defeat with a last second touchdown reception against Raiders to win 13-7

1973 – "Young & Restless" premieres on TV

1987 – Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, serving a life sentence for attempted assassination of President Gerald R. Ford escapes from Alderson Prison

1997 – Woody Allen, 62 weds Soon-Yi Previn 27, adopted daughter of Mia Farrow

2007 – Actress Katherine Heigl (29) weds singer-songwriter Josh Kelley (27) at Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

March 27, 2015 5692

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5336

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5113

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5046

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4235

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4019

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13596

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11575

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2808

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1863

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1505

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1278

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1099

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 955

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 891

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 28, 2015 834

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 27, 2015 812

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher
March 28, 2015 811

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News