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

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

May 15, 2015 9985

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5109

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 16, 2015 4913

Roses Coming Soon

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3577

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3568

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 9985

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 23, 2015 9521

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 21, 2015 2337

Police Charge Madisonville Man with Harassing…

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 597

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 583

UPDATE: Suspect in Officer Involved Shooting…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 529

Four Go to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 21, 2015 336

Collision with Deer Results in Fatality on US 79

by Trooper S. C. Recke
May 21, 2015 324

EPA Rules Threaten Aluminum's Revival

by Jim Waters
May 21, 2015 320

Corrections Officers to Get Pay Raises to Retain…

by Jennifer Brislin