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 (7/30/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•Benedict I ended his reign as Catholic Pope 1434 years ago.

•Henry Ford, the Michigan born, industrialist and auto maker, was born 150 years ago.

•Elvis Presley joined the Memphis Federation of Musicians 72 years ago.

•Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Austria born bodybuilder, actor, and politician, was born 66 years ago.

•48 years ago, LBJ signed the Medicare bill, which went into effect in 1966.

•Barbra Streisand opened for Liberace at International Hotel, Las Vegas 44 years ago.

•George Steinbrenner was forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees 23 years ago.

•The accounting law referred to as "The Sarbanes Oxley Act" was signed into law by President George W. Bush 11 years ago.

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