What is Today v3 grassy 300KENTUCKY (4/22/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
The first slave revolt took place in South Carolina 487 years ago today.
 
President Washington attended the opening of the first circus in the United States 220 years ago today.
 
Robert E. Lee was named commander of the Virginia Confederate Forces 152 years ago today.
 
For the first time, the words, “In God we Trust” appeared on coins in the United States.
 
Famed baseball legend Babe Ruth played in his first professional game 99 years ago today.
 
The first human eye transplant took place 44 years ago today.
 
Johnny Carson announced his retirement from The Tonight Show 22 years ago today.
 
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