Sunday, January 25, 2015
Davis Motor Sales banner ad
Posted on 2/2/14

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (4/1/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
A volcano in Japan erupted, killing an estimated 53,000 people, 220 years ago today.
 
Cincinnati became the first United States city to pay firefighters a regular salary, beginning 160 years ago today.
 
The first official National League Baseball game took place 137 years ago today.
 
The first dishwashing machine was marketed 123 years ago today in Chicago.
 
The Wrigley gum company was founded in Chicago 122 years ago today.
 
Nazi Germany began boycotting Jewish businesses 80 years ago today.
 
The famed Soap Opera “General Hospital” premiered 50 years ago today.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by http://www.historyorb.com
Graphics provided by SurfKY Graphics Department

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
2/6/2014 - posted
3/13 - 16
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

January 19, 2015 8641

Two-Year-Old Child Dies after Being Struck by…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul Ray
January 19, 2015 8537

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Fall to South Warren

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
January 22, 2015 6698

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 23, 2015 6676

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Top News For All Sites by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 19, 2015 6661

Muhlenberg Board of Education Special Called…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Sherri Miller
January 20, 2015 6379

Bridal, Prom, Pageant Expo Planned for February…

in Hopkins News by Dana Brown
January 23, 2015 5199

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 5011

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 20223

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 19801

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 23, 2015 1437

School Board Hears Public Comments Regarding…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 24, 2015 1060

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Chris E. King
January 24, 2015 970

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Hopkins County

in Hopkins News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
January 24, 2015 958

Spelling Bee Contest Winners Announced

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Joyce Riggs
January 24, 2015 782

Kentucky 2014 Highway Fatality Figures Released

in General News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 24, 2015 743

PSC Bars $54 Million in Kentucky Power Fuel Cost…

in General News For All Sites by Andrew Melnykovych
January 24, 2015 731

Keeping the Faith - 'What It's Good For'

in General News For All Sites by Ronnie McBrayer
January 24, 2015 719

Burrough: Tech Center Construction on Schedule

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
January 24, 2015 656

Busting the Myths of Leadership

in General News For All Sites by David Taylor
January 24, 2015 655

Hooked on Science - Feather Balance

in General News For All Sites by Jason Lindsey
January 24, 2015 373

Community-Wide Art Contest Based on Orphan Train…

in Local (Paducah) Top News by Tammy Thompson
January 24, 2015 368

Wade Retires from Murray-Calloway County Hospital…

in Local (Lakes) Top News by SurfKY News