KENTUCKY (1/6/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.
1896 – First US women's six-day bicycle race starts, Madison Square Garden
1759 – US first President George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Custis at White House Plantation
1945 – Future US President George H. W. Bush marries Barbara Pierce at the First Presbyterian Church in Rye NY
1955 – Birthday – Rowan Atkinson, England, comedian/actor (Mr. Bean, Blackadder)
1957 – Elvis Presley makes his seventh and final appearance on Ed Sullivan Show
1976 – Ted Turner purchases Atlanta Braves for reported $12 million
1977 – EMI records drop punk rock group Sex Pistols
1987 – 100th US Congress convenes
1994 – Virginia Kelley Clinton, Mother of President Clinton, dies at 70
2002 – Daniel Bedingfield returns to No.1 on the UK singles chart for the second time with Gotta Get Thru This
Information provided by historyorb.com
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