Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster

What is Today - July 19, 2013

What is Today v3 mossy 300KENTUCKY (7/19/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Circus Maximus in Rome catches fire 1949 years ago.

•15-year-old Lady Jane Grey was deposed as England's Queen after 9 days 460 years ago.

•Samuel Colt, Hartford Connecticut, US inventor/industrialist was born 199 years ago.

•HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin reached Ascension 177 years ago.

•Tennessee was the first to ratify 14th Amendment, guaranteeing civil rights 147 years ago

•Congress passed 3rd Reconstruction Act over Pres Andrew Johnson's veto 146 years ago.

•Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shot up his New Mexico saloon 134 years ago.

•A meteorite with an estimated mass of 190 kg explodes over the town of Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona causing approximately 16,000 pieces of debris to rain down on the town 101 years ago.

•Mark Webber, the American actor, was born 33 years ago.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

In Other News...

Muhlenberg Job Corps Support is 'Written in Stone'

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (9/17/14) — The staff and students of the Muhlenberg Job Corps center recently held a 'Jean Day… Read More

Following a Dream One Click at a Time

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (9/16/14) — What started out accidental, led photographer Shelby Waltz into something she never… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

September 15, 2014 4636

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 15, 2014 4439

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 13, 2014 3859

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 16, 2014 3180

Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 15, 2014 2195

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

September 13, 2014 3859

MPD Responds to a Disturbance at Baptist…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2195

Man Arrested for DUI, Carrying Concealed…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 15, 2014 2063

Man Arrested for Being Under Influence of…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
September 17, 2014 1214

Three Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Top Stories by Kyle Pharris
September 17, 2014 1093

Wanted Man Leads Troopers on Chase…

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

September 13, 2014 1629

Audubon Bon Harbor Area Alliance to Host…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 1629

The Gift of Aging Oct. 16

in News by Jennifer Kaminski
September 13, 2014 1585

Dogwood Azalea Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 13, 2014 1361

Wesleyan Shawnee Neighborhood Alliance to…

in News by Abby Shelton
September 15, 2014 1031

Owensboro Convention Center Announces…

in News by Madison Strobel

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

September 15, 2014 4636

Man Accused of Stealing Rural King…

in Top Stories by MCSO PIO Alex Piper
September 15, 2014 4439

Man Accused of Stalking Woman During Her…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 16, 2014 3180

Postal Worker Arrested for Terroristic…

in Top Stories by GPD PIO Wes Miller
September 14, 2014 1941

Three Injured in Single-Car Collision

in Top Stories by Robert LIttlepage
September 13, 2014 1724

Local Author Signs Copies of Her New Book

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 03social 04social 22social 21social 06