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What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (3/7/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first Catholic elected to office of Governor took place 170 years ago today.
 
It was decided 156 years ago today that 9 Innings constituted a baseball game, not 9 home runs.
 
Alexander Graham Bell patented the Telephone 137 years ago today.
 
The United States sent 20,000 troops to the Mexican border 102 years ago today.
 
President Wilson authorized the use of the Army’s Distinguished Service Medal 95 years ago today.
 
The game of Monopoly was invented 80 years ago today.
 
Country music songwriter and musician Pee Wee King passed away 13 years ago today.
 
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