Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

What is Today - December 20, 2013

What is Today v3 lime 300KENTUCKY (12/20/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1803 – Louisiana Purchase formally transferred from France to US for $27M

1820 – Missouri imposes a $1 bachelor tax on unmarried men between 21 and 50

1879 – Tom Edison privately demonstrated incandescent light at Menlo Park

1920 – Bob Hope becomes an American citizen

1967 – "Graduate," starring Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft, premieres

1973 – Bobby Darin, singer (Mack the Knife), dies of heart failure at 37

1981 – Browns set team records for most fumbles (9) and most turnovers (10)

1983 – Birthday – Jonah Hill, American actor (Superbad)

1984 – 33 unknown Bach keyboard works found in Yale library

1990 – Birthday – JoJo, American singer

1997 – Vincent Ciccone, inventor (Blow-Pops candy), dies at 81

1998 – "Def Jam" business magnate Russell Simmons (41) weds model Kimora Lee (23) on the French Caribbean island of Saint Barthelemy

2007 – "Hot in Cleveland" actress Valerie Bertinelli (47) divorces guitarist Eddie Van Halen (52) due to irreconcilable differences after 25 years of marriage

2007 – Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II becomes the oldest ever monarch of the United Kingdom, surpassing Queen Victoria, who lived for 81 years, 7 months and 29 days.

2012 – Apple is denied a patent for mobile pinch-to-zoom gestures by the US patent authorities

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

Posted on 2/2/14
2/6/2014 - posted
button coupons
2/6/2014 - posted
2/6/2014 - posted
button classifieds

In Other News...

Madisonville Man Charged with Selling Cocaine

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (11/26/14) ― A Madisonville man has been taken into custody and charged with several drug-related… Read More

Toler, Craft, Catlett, Langhi Chosen Among All-WKC First Team

CHRISTIAN COUNTY (11/28/14) — All-WKC football teams announced The 2014 All-Western Kentucky Conference football teams… Read More
2/6/2014 - posted

Most Read This Week

November 22, 2014 5343

One Injured in Two Vehicle Collision in Greenville

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Miria Thomas
November 24, 2014 3499

Two Charged for Possession of Meth After…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by MCSO/PIO Alex Piper
November 21, 2014 3421

Kentucky Employers to Save About $112 million

in General News For All Sites by Cathy Lindsey
November 25, 2014 2767

Call for Help Results in Arrest for Possession of…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 25, 2014 2738

Madisonville Man Charged for Selling Cocaine

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 22, 2014 2597

Greenville Representatives Taking Part in Austin,…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 24, 2014 2456

Madisonville Police Charge Woman with Terroristic…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department
November 21, 2014 2411

KSP Announces 'Cram the Cruiser' to Feed the…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Stu Recke
November 24, 2014 2395

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

in Hopkins News by Sheila Hopper
November 22, 2014 2393

SAR Planning 'Triple' Revolutionary War Patriot…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Geoff Baggett

Stories Trending Today

November 26, 2014 1658

Greene Leaf Boutique Offers Style for Less

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 1368

Madisonville Man Charged with Selling Cocaine

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Lt. William W. Poe
November 27, 2014 1210

Sons of American Revolution Hold Triple Grave…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Geoff Baggett
November 26, 2014 1200

Don't Let Your Thanksgiving Go Up in Smoke

in General News For All Sites by Kip Diggs
November 27, 2014 1152

MCTI Presents 'The Santaland Diaries'

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
November 27, 2014 1151

Caretender's Staff Cares About Feeding Needy…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 1091

Thanksgiving is Top Day for Cooking Fires

in Top News For All Sites by Ricki Gardenhire
November 27, 2014 1058

MSA Thanksgiving Food Box Drive

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
November 26, 2014 958

Gift Exchange Dos and Don'ts

in General News For All Sites by SurfKY News
November 26, 2014 692

Henderson County Middle and High School Students…

in Local (Henderson) Top News by HCS Publication Team

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flrsocial rss