What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (9/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1897 - "McCall-magazine" 1st published

•1898 - Machine gun 1st used in battle

•1937 - US Housing Authority created by National Housing Act

•1944 - Holocaust diarist Anne Frank was sent to Auschwitz

•1964 – Death/Alvin York, American soldier (b. 1887)

•1965 – Birthday/Lennox Lewis, London England, heavyweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1988, WBC boxing champ)

•1968 - Jerry Lewis' 3rd Muscular Dystrophy telethon

•1992 - US dollar valued at 156.50 guilder (record)

•1993 - 10th MTV Awards: Pearl Jam, En Vogue wins

•2005 – Death/Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 27, 2015 5640

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 5307

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 5103

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 5031

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4218

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4002

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13546

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

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11566

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 28, 2015 2662

Young Child Dies in Princeton Fire

by Chris Rogers, KSP
March 28, 2015 1699

Tractor Trailer Takes Out Guardrail on I-69,…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1402

VIDEO: Shoe Charity Expands to 'Sweet Sixteen'…

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1184

Commission Hears More Proposals for Subdividing…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1002

Independence Bank Scholarship Reception Held…

by Lynnsie Fulkerson
March 27, 2015 898

KSP Charges Jefferson County Man with Possession…

by Kentucky State Police
March 27, 2015 847

Alltech Brewing and Distilling Academy Launches…

by Danielle Palmer
March 27, 2015 759

It's Not Too Late to Get a Flu Shot

by Beth Fisher
March 28, 2015 752

Four Roses to Build Bottling Facility in Bullitt…

by Office of the Governor
March 28, 2015 728

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News