Davis Motor Sales banner ad

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

1750 – The F.H.C. Society (Flat Hat Club), the first college fraternity, was formed at Raleigh Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia

1865 – Mary Edward Walker, the first Army female surgeon, was awarded a Medal of Honor

1885 – Birthday – George S. Patton, San Gabriel, CA, US General (Sicily/Italy/Normandy) "Old Blood & Guts", (d. 1945)

1889 – Washington admitted as 42nd state of USA

1938 – Mary Mallon (“Typhoid Mary”), the first person in the United States identified as an asymptomatic carrier of the pathogen associated with typhoid fever, died after a total of nearly three decades in isolation

1962 – Birthday – Demi Moore, actress (Ghost, GI Jane)

1969 – Jim Morrison arrested on an airplane by FBI for drunkenness

1974 – Birthday – Leonardo DiCaprio, actor (Titanic, Inception, Shutter Island)

1994 – Bill Gates buys Leonardo da Vinci's "Codex" for $30,800,000

2004 – Yasser Arafat is confirmed dead by the Palestine Liberation Organization, of unidentified causes. Mahmoud Abbas is elected chairman of the PLO minutes later.

2011 – Actor and comedian Kenan Thompson (33) weds model Christina Evangeline at George Aquarium in Atlanta, Georgia

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

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

Most Read This Week

February 21, 2015 6931

Traffic Advisory for Western Kentucky

in Top News For All Sites by KTC
February 25, 2015 6018

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 24, 2015 5949

Two Charged in Central City Meth Bust

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 5851

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
February 22, 2015 5729

Easter Cuties Pageant in Memory of Shanice Bean

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 21, 2015 5418

Local Administrators Warn Employees to Watch for…

in Top News For All Sites by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

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

Stories Trending Today

February 27, 2015 1042

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - Feb. 27, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
February 27, 2015 853

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
February 27, 2015 688

AIRPLAY: Travis Dukes Makes Stop for Jam Session

in Top News For All Sites by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
February 27, 2015 683

Tips for Travelers Considering a Cruise

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
February 27, 2015 682

Tim Thomas to Speak at Rescheduled Black History…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
February 27, 2015 671

How to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions at Home

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
February 27, 2015 632

Whitfield Presses Health Secretary on Obamacare…

in General News For All Sites by Marty Irby
February 27, 2015 616

Mustangs Fall to McLean County in Three Overtime…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
February 27, 2015 584

Lady Mustangs Capture 10th District Title

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
February 27, 2015 581

The Potentially Harmful Effects of Mold in Your…

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News