KENTUCKY (10/25/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.
•1760 - George III becomes King of Great Britain.
•1764 - Second American President John Adams marries Abigail Smith (marriage lasts 54 years)
•1881 - Birthday - Pablo Picasso, the Spanish artist (The Young Ladies of Avignon, Guernica), (d. 1973)
•1912 - Birthday - Minnie Pearl, [Sarah Ophelia Colley], comedienne, Centerville, TN (Grand Old Opry, Hee-Haw)
•1920 - Alexander, king of Greece (1917-20), dies after ape bite at 27
•1924 - "Little Orphan Annie" comic strip first published
•1940 - Birthday - Bobby Knight, college basketball coach (Indiana, 1984 Gold Medalist Olympic Team)
•1962 - American author John Steinbeck awarded Nobel Prize in literature
•1968 - Yoko Ono announces she is having John Lennon's baby
•1984 - Birthday - Katy Perry [Katheryn Elizabeth Hudson], pop singer (I Kissed A Girl, Roar)
•1987 - Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, four games to three in 84th World Series
•1992 - Roger Miller, country singer (King of the Road), dies at 56
•2001 - Windows XP first became available
•2001 - Birthday - Princess Elisabeth of Belgium, Duchess of Brabant, heiress apparent to the Belgian throne
•2008 - Olympic gold medalist ski racer Picabo Street (37) weds John Reeser (31) on top of Alabama's Prospect Mountain in Hanceville
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