What is Today v3 navy 300KENTUCKY (12/5/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1782 – Birthday – Martin Van Buren, Kinderhook NY, (D) eighth president (1837-41)

1791 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35

1792 – George Washington re-elected US president

1870 – Alexandre Dumas, French writer, dies at 68

1879 – Birthday – Clyde Cessna, American airplane manufacturer (d. 1954)

1926 – Claude Monet, French impressionist, dies at 86

1947 – "Spiderman" creator Stan Lee (24) weds Joan Clayton Boocock

1955 – Historic bus boycott begins in Montgomery Alabama by Rosa Parks

1973 – Paul McCartney releases album "Band on the Run" album

1985 – Birthday – Frankie Muniz, actor (Malcom in the Middle)

1996 – Portland's Jermaine O'Neal, 18, becomes youngest NBA player

2003 – Coldplay front man Chris Martin (35) weds actress singer Gwyneth Paltrow (39) at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California

2008 – Human remains previously found in 1991 are finally identified by Russian and American scientists as those of Tsar Nicholas II.

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4338

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3820

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3486

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3411

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2976

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15978

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8612

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3820

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3411

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 06, 2015 1860

Gant Chosen as Pupil Personnel Director

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1226

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1124

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1119

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 981

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 06, 2015 833

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
May 05, 2015 684

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 629

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin