What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (11/7/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1492 – The Ensisheim Meteorite, the oldest meteorite with a known date of impact, struck the earth around noon in a wheat field outside the village of Ensisheim, Alsace, France

1848 – General Zachary Taylor elected as 12th President of US

1867 – Marie Curie, Warsaw, discovered radium (Nobel 1903, 1911), (d. 1934)

1874 – First cartoon depicting elephant as Republican Party symbol was published by Thomas Nast

1908 – Butch Cassidy [Robert LeRoy Parker], American train and bank robber, was shot by Bolivian soldiers at 42

1916 – Jeannette Rankin (Rep-R-Mont) was elected to Congress as its first woman Representative

1918 – Famous evangelist Billy Graham was born

1943 – The last scoreless tie in the NFL – Detroit Lions 0, NY Giants 0

1951 – Frank Sinatra (34) married second wife, film star Ava Gardner (26)

1959 – Billy Gillispie, controversial former coach of the UK Wildcats, was born

1962 – Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady (1933-1945), died at 78 in New York City

1982 – Liz Taylor is divorced from seventh husband, John Warner

1988 – MLB all-stars beat Japan 16-8 (Game 3 of 7)

2004 – Howard Keel, American actor (Dallas, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) died at 85

2012 – Voters in Maine, Maryland and Washington approved measures for same-sex marriage.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

In Other News...

Central City Crave Movement Makes Impact in Louisville

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (1/30/15) — Little more than a year ago, Crave Central was a dream of several young people in Central… Read More

Inmate Suffers Multiple Stab Wounds in Eddyville Penitentiary

EDDYVILLE, Ky. (1/29/15) — An inmate at Kentucky State Penitentiary in Eddyville was stabbed Thursday, Jan. 29 in a… Read More
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

January 28, 2015 17584

UPDATED: Several Involved in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 26, 2015 8135

KSP Arrests Two on Child Porn Charges; MPD…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper Stu Recke
January 25, 2015 7799

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 28, 2015 6850

Nortonville Man Accused of Meth Possession,…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 26, 2015 5776

School Board Votes 3-2 for Utility Tax

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 5747

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 25, 2015 5452

Juvenile Hit by Vehicle at McDonald's

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by GPD Officer Wes Miller
January 28, 2015 5330

Tax Recall Committee Formed Day After School…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

January 08, 2015 22766

Woman Claiming to be 'Lady Gaga' Tours Town in…

in Top News For All Sites by Madisonville Police Department
January 15, 2015 22396

UPDATE: Fatality Victim's Name Officially Released

in Top News For All Sites by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Today

January 29, 2015 5747

Man Charged with Sexual Abuse of Child

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 30, 2015 4025

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Attacking Police…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
January 29, 2015 3765

UPDATE - Students Have until Jan. 31 to Enter…

in General News For All Sites by James R. Comer
January 30, 2015 3077

Portion of Kentucky 862 Closed as Emergency…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
January 29, 2015 2720

Kentucky Highway Crews Prepare for Possible…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 29, 2015 2484

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

in Hopkins News by Barry Franklin
January 30, 2015 2348

More Than 800 Gather to Encircle HCCHS

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 2264

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Jan. 29, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
January 29, 2015 2228

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
January 29, 2015 2156

Group Organizing Prayer Circle for Youth

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
January 29, 2015 2143

Keystone Approval Will Boost the Economy, Support…

in General News For All Sites by Robert Steurer
January 29, 2015 2121

Protect Your Sensitive Information from Hackers

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News