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What is Today - September 13, 2013

What is Today v3 300KENTUCKY (9/13/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1503 - Michelangelo begins work on his statue of David

•1788 - NY City becomes 1st capital of US

•1789 - 1st loan to US government (from NYC banks)

•1851 – Birthday/Walter Reed, US Army Surgeon, proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever

•1881 - Lewis Latimer invents & patents electric lamp with a carbon filament

•1965 - Today Show's 1st totally color broadcast

•1972 - 1st TV broadcast of "Waltons" on CBS

•1977 - General Motors introduces 1st US diesel auto (Oldsmobile 88)

•1992 - Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89

•1998 – Death/George Wallace, American politician (b. 1919)

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