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What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (5/20/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
An Earthquake struck Kamakura Japan 720 years ago today, taking the lives of an estimated 30,000.
 
Kentucky proclaimed neutrality in the Civil War 152 years ago today.
 
North Carolina became the 11th and last state to secede from the Union 152 years ago today.
 
Levi Strauss and Jacob Davis patented the first blue jeans with copper rivets 140 years ago today.
 
The first clothes dryer was patented 121 years ago today.
 
Cuba gained independence from Spain 111 years ago today.
 
Congress passed the Air Commerce Act, licensing of pilots and planes 87 years ago today.
 
Rock music legend Cher was born 67 years ago today.
 
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