What is_Today_v3_yellow_300KENTUCKY (12/12/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1821 – Birthday – Gustave Flaubert, France, novelist (Madame Bovary)

1822 – Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

1893 – Birthday – Edward G Robinson, [Goldenberg], Romania, actor (10 Commandments)

1889 – Robert Browning, English poet (Ring & Book), dies at 77

1915 – Birthday – Frank Sinatra, Hoboken New Jersey, American singer/actor (old blue eyes), (d. 1998)

1940 – Birthday – Dionne Warwick, East Orange NJ, singer (Solid Gold, Way to San Jose)

1946 – Tide detergent introduced

1957 – Jerry Lee Lewis weds his cousin Myra Gale Brown, 13, while still married to his first wife Jane Mitcham

1961 – Martin Luther King Jr. & 700 demonstraters arrested in Albany Ga

1963 – Frank Sinatra Jr. returned after being kidnapped

1970 – Birthday – Kirk Cameron, actor (Growing Pains, Fireproof)

1991 – Actor Richard Gere (42) weds super model Cindy Crawford (25) in Las Vegas

1995 – NBA referees return to work after striking

1995 – Amendment to make it illegal to physically desecrate the flag turned down by senate 63-36 (need 2/3 vote)

2001 – Actress Ashley Judd (33) weds race car driver Dario Franchetti (28) at Skibo Castle in Scotland

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

June 25, 2015 4412

Accused Synthetic Drug Traffickers Remain in U.S.…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4322

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 28, 2015 3362

'Curb Service’ at Local Eatery Ends with DUI…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3289

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3255

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 44825

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 19, 2015 11237

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin

Stories Trending Now

June 29, 2015 3255

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 3126

Earlington Man Faces Multiple Charges after…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1343

Hope2All Food Bank Opens in Drakesboro

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 1342

Police Seeking Public Help in Locating Subject…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 1288

KRS Accounting Fraud Created Pension Crisis

by Dr. William F. Smith
June 30, 2015 1162

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 953

Another ‘Welcomed’ Sign

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 01, 2015 906

Goodman Revival Fills 'Praise in the Park' with…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 01, 2015 890

Juried Art, Photography Exhibit Open at Glema…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
June 30, 2015 860

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News