What is_Today_v3_yellow_300KENTUCKY (12/13/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1818 – Birthday – Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of Abraham Lincoln and First Lady (1861-65)

1843 – "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens published, 6,000 copies sold

1925 – Birthday – Dick Van Dyke, West Plains Mo, actor (Rob Petrie-Dick Van Dyke Show)

1929 – Birthday – Christopher Plummer, Toronto, actor (Sound of Music, Doll's House)

1944 – Japanese kamikaze crashes into US cruiser Nashville, kills 138

1948 – Birthday – Ted Nugent, Detroit, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever)

1957 – Birthday – Steve Buscemi, actor (Fargo)

1961 – Grandma Moses, US painter, dies at 101

1967 – Birthday – Jamie Foxx, comedian (In Living Color)

1978 – Susan B. Anthony dollar, first US coin to honor a woman, issued

1983 – Martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor

1989 – Birthday – Taylor Swift, Reading, Pennsylvania, American singer/songwriter (Our Song)

2000 – American Vice President Al Gore delivers his concession speech.

2001 – Oscar winning-actress Kate Winslet (26) divorces assistant film director Jim Threapleton (28) due to unreasonable behavior after three years of marriage

2010 – "Dexter" actress Jennifer Carpenter (31) divorces actor Michael C. Hall (40) due to irreconcilable differences after two years of marriage

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