What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (10/8/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1604 - Supernova "Kepler's nova" 1st sighted.

• 1873 - 1st women's prison run by women opens at Indiana Reformatory Institute.

• 1943 - /BirthdayChevy Chase, NYC, comedian/actor (SNL, Vacation, Fletch, Caddyshack).

• 1981 - 1st broadcast of "Cagney & Lacey" on ABC-TV.

• 1984 - 18th Country Music Association Award: Alabama wins.

• 1992 - Pioneer Venus Orbiter (1st Venus orbiter-1978), crashes into Venus.

• 2001 - U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.

• 2010 - Musician Ben Harper (40) divorces actress Laura Dern (43) due to irreconcilable differences after 5 years of marriage.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4292

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3444

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
May 05, 2015 3083

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3054

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2937

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15823

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8569

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 05, 2015 3083

Meth Charge Follows MPD Investigation into…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 3054

School Board Studies Further Spending Cuts

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1262

First United Bank Becomes Hopkins School System’s…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 1070

Madisonville Man Goes to Hospital after…

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 830

Two on Moped Injured in Collision with Car

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 827

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - May 5, 2015

by SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 790

Baptist Health Madisonville Establishes Foundation

by Kristy J. Quinn
May 05, 2015 494

SurfKY Spotlight: First Kentucky Bank

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 05, 2015 434

May 2015 In-House Rabies Clinics' Schedule

by Barry L. Franklin
May 05, 2015 404

Kentucky Lottery Results for Monday May 4, 2015

by Kentucky Lottery