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What is Today - August 2, 2013

What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (8/2/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1802 - Napoleon declared "Counsel for Life"

•1835 - Elisha Grey, inventor (Telephone)

•1875 - 1st roller skating rink opens (London)

•1876 - Wild Bill Hickok, shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's

•1905 - Myrna Loy, Helena Mont, actress (Jazz Singer, Thin Man, Vanity Fair), (d. 1993)

•1922 - Alexander Graham Bell, Scottish/US physicist (telephone), dies

•1977 - Edward Furlong, Pasedina California, actor (John Connor-Terminator 2)

•1980 - US swimmers set 3 world records at National championships

•1991 - Funk singer Rick James, arrested on sexual torture charges

•1991 - Space shuttle STS 43 (Atlantis 9) launched

•1997 - "Frazier" actor-comedian Kelsey Grammer (43) weds Playboy model Camille Donatacci (29) at Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu

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