What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (12/19/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1732 – Benjamin Franklin under the name Richard Saunders begins publication of "Poor Richard's Almanack"

1848 – Emily Jane Bronte, English novelist, dies at 30

1918 – Robert Ripley began his "Believe It or Not" column (NY Globe)

1960 – Frank Sinatra's first session with Reprise Records (Ring-A-Ding-Ding)

1970 – Birthday – Tyson Beckford, American model

1972 – Birthday – Alyssa Milano, Brooklyn NY, actress (Samantha-Who's the Boss)

1972 – Birthday – Warren Sapp, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)

1980 – Birthday – Jake Gyllenhaal, Los Angeles, California, actor (Donnie Darko, Jarhead)

1984 – Wayne Gretzky, 23, is 18th and youngest NHL-player to score 1,000 points

1986 – Michael Sergio, who parachuted into Shea Stadium during game six of the World Series, sentenced to 100 hours of community service and fined $500

1988 – NASA unveils plans for lunar colony and manned missions to Mars

1989 – Larry Bird (Celtics) begins NBA free throw streak of 71 games

2007 – The Lakotah people, a Native American tribe, proclaim independence and withdraw all their treaties with the United States. They then proceed to establish the Republic of Lakotah, with an ongoing process of international recognition as a separate country.

2009 – Actor-singer Kevin Jonas (22) weds Danielle Deleasa (23) at Oheka Castle in Huntington, New York

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

May 19, 2015 5480

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 5417

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 3911

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3713

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News
May 20, 2015 3283

Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park Holding Beach…

by Gil Lawson

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10327

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7312

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 22, 2015 5417

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1117

Authorities Searching for Missing 5-Year-Old Boy

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 821

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 22, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 670

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 638

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 631

One Vehicle Collision Sends One to ER

by SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 570

Governor Announces Hopkins County as Kentucky…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 559

Post 2 Telecommunicator among KSP Graduating Class

by Trooper Stu Recke
May 22, 2015 432

Omni Visions Seeks to Recruit Foster Families

by Karen Jones
May 23, 2015 403

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News