Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (5/17/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first merry-go-round was presented at a fair 393 years ago today in Turkey.
 
Britain declared war on France 257 years ago today.
 
Lewis and Clark began exploring the Louisiana Purchase 209 years ago today.
 
Rubber bands were patented 168 years ago today.
 
The first Kentucky Derby was held 138 years ago today.
 
Alaska became a United States territory 129 years ago today.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by http://www.historyorb.com
Graphics provided by SurfKY Graphics Department

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

February 25, 2015 7166

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 7032

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 22, 2015 6902

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 25, 2015 6071

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 23, 2015 4697

Fire Departments Respond to Wester's Body Shop

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Shawn Freels
February 24, 2015 4406

School Board Holding Special Called Meeting

in Muhlenberg News by Sherri Miller

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 01, 2015 1474

HCCHS Student Has Unique Eye for Art

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 989

4H Penguin Plunge Draws Hundreds to Poolside

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 853

West Broadway Vendor Event, Tag Sale Planned

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 01, 2015 795

Dave Says - March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Dave Ramsey
March 01, 2015 729

Legislator's Log - Week of March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Brent Yonts
March 01, 2015 694

Whitfield Meets with American Financial Services…

in General News For All Sites by Robert Hankins
March 01, 2015 652

Outdoor Truths - March 1, 2015

in General News For All Sites by Gary Miller
March 01, 2015 627

Libraries’ Drawing Contest Begins March 2

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Amie Waltrip
March 01, 2015 614

Kentucky Offers Tax Credit to Small Business…

in General News For All Sites by Joe Hall
March 01, 2015 529

Endowment Partners with Cheri for Free Screenings…

in Lakes News by Kyser Lough