What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (12/6/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1768 – First edition of "Encyclopedia Brittanica" published (Scotland)

1889 – Jefferson Davis, President of Confederate States (1861-5), dies at 81

1896 – Birthday – Ira Gershwin, lyricist ('S Wonderful, I Got Rhythm)

1900 – Birthday – Agnes Moorehead, Clinton, Massachusetts, American actress (Endora-Bewitched)

1965 – Birthday – Teri Hatcher, Sunnyvale California, actress (Desperate Housewives, Lois & Clark)

1970 – Cleveland Cavaliers first NBA home victory, beating Buffalo Braves 108-106

1973 – Gerald Ford sworn-in as first unelected VP, succeeds Spiro T Agnew

1988 – Roy Orbison, singer (Pretty Woman), dies of massive heart attack at 52

1995 – Michael Jackson collapses while rehearsing for an HBO special

2003 – "The Bachelorette" star Trista Rehn (31) weds Ryan Sutter (29) at The Lodge in Rancho Mirage, California

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