What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (11/7/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1674 – John Milton, English poet (Paradise Lost), dies at 65

1731 – In Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin opens first US library

1847 – Birthday – Bram Stoker, author of Dracula

1864 – Abraham Lincoln (R) elected to his second term as President

1900 – Birthday – Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind

1949 – Birthday – Bonnie Raitt, country singer (Nick of Time, I Can’t Make You Love Me)

1960 – John F. Kennedy (Sen.-D-Mass) beats Vice President Richard Nixon (R) to become 35th US president

1961 – Birthday – Leif Garrett, 70’s teen idol and singer

1966 – Birthday – Gordon Ramsay, British chef and reality television personality (Hell’s Kitchen, Kitchen Nightmares)

1970 – "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) divorces singer Michelle Phillips (26) only eight days after getting married

1978 – Norman Rockwell, artist (Saturday Evening Post covers), dies at 84

1985 – Birthday – Jack Osbourne, famous son of Ozzy Osbourne and star of MTV’s The Osbournes

1988 – George W. H. Bush (R) beats Mike Dukakis (D) to become 41st president

1994 – Cleveland Cavaliers first game at Gund Arena, lose to Houston Rockets, 100-98

2011 – Bil Keane, American cartoonist (b. 1922) dies at 89

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

June 24, 2015 44205

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 24, 2015 5093

Unraveling the $34 Billion KRS Ponzi Scheme

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 25, 2015 4213

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 2942

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 25, 2015 2936

Fundraiser Planned for Family of Trooper Eric…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44205

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 10872

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 28, 2015 2942

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 2597

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 1698

2015 Freedom Fest Pageant Winner Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 27, 2015 1364

White Plains Freedom Fest Provides Free Family Fun

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1322

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1267

Nortonville Man Accused of Trying to Choke…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 1055

Two Locals Face Drug Charges

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 733

Can You Recognize a Bully?

by Melissa Landon
June 28, 2015 704

Two Vehicle Accident Results in Injuries

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 672

Is Physical Activity the Key to a Healthier Brain?

by Ann Blackford, Laura Dawahare