What is Today v3 pink 300KENTUCKY (4/24/13) – This is your daily update of what has happened on this day in history.
 
Fire Alarms were put into operation 148 years ago today.
 
Famous volcano Vesuvius erupted 141 years ago today.
 
Delegates from 46 countries gathered in San Francisco 68 years ago today to discuss the concept of the United Nations.
 
Winston Churchill was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II 60 years ago today.
 
IBM-PC computer was introduced 32 years ago today.
 
The United States lifted economic sanctions imposed on Libya 18 years previously, as a reward for its cooperation in eliminating weapons of mass destruction 9 years ago today..
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by http://www.historyorb.com
Graphics provided by SurfKY Graphics Department

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 on social media.

Most Read This Week

March 25, 2015 5136

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4980

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 27, 2015 4954

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 4907

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 4117

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3843

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center

Most Read This Month

March 09, 2015 13096

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI
March 02, 2015 11443

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 27, 2015 4954

Three Arrested during Execution of Search…

by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
March 27, 2015 2065

MPD Searching for Man Accused of Nearly Running…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 1639

Family Loses Possessions, Dog in Sugg Street Fire

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 28, 2015 1586

Juvenile Arrested for Cruelty to Animals

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office
March 27, 2015 1254

Hopkins Grand Jury Indictments Handed Down

by Karen McKnight
March 27, 2015 1131

Rehabber Explains Her Mission; Efforts Filmed by…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 1023

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
March 27, 2015 883

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 27,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 27, 2015 805

Sheriff Explains Numerous Duties of Office,…

by Ron Sanders
March 27, 2015 780

Work Continues on Madisonville's Downtown Plaza

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director