KENTUCKY (11/6/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.
1860 – Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-IL) elected 16th American President
1984 – President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)
1893 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (Swan Lake), dies at 53
1861 – Jefferson Davis elected to six year term as Confederate president
1923 – USSR adopts experimental calendar, with five day "weeks"
1955 – Birthday – Maria Shriver, Chicago, newscaster (Sunday Today) and wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger
1968 – Birthday – Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown, KY, actress (Generations, Gossip Girl)
1988 – Birthday – Emma Stone, American actress (The Amazing Spider-Man, The Help)
1998 – "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis (73) weds horse trainer Jill Vandenberg at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada
2005 – A tornado hits Evansville, kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.
Information provided by historyorb.com
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