What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (7/12/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Jews were expelled from England by order of King Edward I 723 years ago.

•Congress authorized Medal of Honor 151 years ago.

•The Panama Canal opened 93 years ago.

•Babe Ruth set record of 137 career home runs 92 years ago.

•Bill Cosby was born 76 years ago.

•Dwight Eisenhower became the first president to fly in a helicopter 56 years ago.

•A fire destroyed the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States 40 years ago.

•Doctors discovered a cancerous growth in Pres Reagan's colon 26 years ago.

•Axl Rose was arrested on riot charges in St Louis of Jul 2, 1991 concert 21 years ago.

•Michael Jordan signed a NBA contract for 1 year for $25 million 17 years ago.

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