What is Today v3 cobalt 300KENTUCKY (5/3/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Jamaica was discovered by Christopher Columbus 519 years ago today.
 
Washington, D.C. was incorporated as a city 211 years ago today.
 
The first black lawyer, Macon B. Allen, was admitted to the bar 168 years ago today.
 
A fire destroyed 1700 buildings in Jacksonville Florida 112 years ago today.
 
Music legend Bing Crosby was born 110 years ago today.
 
Famed Yankee Baseball legend Joe Dimaggio made his Major League Debut 77 years ago today.
 
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