DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)

What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (10/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1793 - Marie Antoinette, queen of France, beheaded at 37

•1854 - Birthday - Oscar Wilde, [Fingal O'Flahertie Wills], Dublin, (Pic of Dorian Gray), (d. 1900)

•1925 - Texas School Board prohibits teaching of evolution

•1925 - Birthday - Angela Lansbury, London England, actress (Jessica-Murder She Wrote)

•1956 - "Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres

•1972 - Creedence Clearwater Revival breaks up

•1984 - Baboon heart transplanted into a 15-day-old baby girl

•1986 - Marie Osmond marries Brian Blosil

•1987 - Mike Tyson TKOs Tyrell Biggs in 7 for heavyweight boxing title

•1987 - Jessica McClure rescued 58 hrs after falling 22' into a well shaft

•1962 - Flea, [Michael Balzary], bassist (Red Hot Chili Peppers)

•1977 - John Mayer, American musician

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