What is_Today_v3_yellow_300KENTUCKY (12/12/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1821 – Birthday – Gustave Flaubert, France, novelist (Madame Bovary)

1822 – Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

1893 – Birthday – Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)

1889 – Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

1915 – Birthday – Frank Sinatra, Hoboken New Jersey, American singer/actor (old blue eyes), (d. 1998)

1940 – Birthday – Dionne Warwick, East Orange NJ, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose)

1946 – Tide detergent introduced

1957 – Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his first wife Jane Mitcham

1961 – Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstraters arrested in Albany Ga

1963 – Frank Sinatra Jr. returned after being kidnapped

1970 – Birthday – Kirk Cameron, actor (Growing Pains, Fireproof)

1991 – Actor Richard Gere (42) weds super model Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas

1995 – NBA referees return to work after striking

1995 – Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

2001 – Actress Ashley Judd (33) weds race car driver Dario Franchetti (28) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

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