What is Today v3 mossy 300KENTUCKY (7/19/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire 1949 years ago.

•15-year-old Lady Jane Grey was deposed as England's Queen after 9 days 460 years ago.

•Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist was born 199 years ago.

•HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reached Ascension 177 years ago.

•Tennessee was the first to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights 147 years ago

•Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto 146 years ago.

•Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shot up his New Mexico saloon 134 years ago.

•A meteorite with an estimated mass of 190 kg explodes over the town of Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town 101 years ago.

•Mark Webber, the American actor, was born 33 years ago.

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