DUE TO HEAVY SNOWS IN WESTERN KENTUCKY...WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS HAVE HAULTED AREA TRAVEL. ISOLATED 15 INCH AMOUNTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED. DRIFTS UP TO A FOOT AND A HALF HAVE ALSO BEEN REPORTED. THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM SITUATION AND TRAVEL SHOULD BE AVOIDED IF AT ALL POSSIBLE. (National Weather Service)
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What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (9/30/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

• 1880 - Henry Draper takes that 1st photograph of Orion Nebula

• 1898 - City of NY established 1929 - 1st manned rocket plane flight (by auto maker Fritz von Opel)

• 1939 - 1st televised college football game (Fordham vs Waynesburg at NYC)

• 1950 - Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcasted on TV for 1st time

• 1954 - Nautilus, 1st atomic-powered vessel (sub), commissioned by the Navy

• 1955 - James Dean, actor (Rebel Without a Cause), dies in a car crash at age 24

• 1961 - Bill for Boston Tea Party is paid by Mayor Snyder of Oregon who wrote a check for $196, the total cost of all tea lost

• 1968 - 1st Boeing 747 rolls out

• 1994 - Space shuttle STS-68 (Endeavour 7), launches into orbit

• 1997 - Microsoft Corp releases Internet Explorer 4.0

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