What is Today v3 blue 300KENTUCKY (11/12/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1840 – Birthday – Auguste Rodin, French sculptor (Kiss, Thinker), (d. 1917)

1900 – World's Fair in Paris opens (50 million visitors)

1910 – First movie stunt: man jumps into Hudson river from a burning balloon

1927 – Notre Dame's Fighting Irish changes blue jerseys for green

1929 – Birthday – Grace, Princess of Monaco (née Grace Kelly), actress (Rear Window, To Catch a Thief) and wife of Prince Rainier III of Monaco, (d. 1982)

1933 – First Sunday football game in Philadelphia (previously illegal)

1947 – Baroness Emmuska Orczy, Hungarian-born British novelist (Scarlet Pimpernel), dies at 82

1954 – Ellis Island, immigration station in New York Harbor, closed

1964 – Paula Murphy sets female land speed record 226.37 mph

1969 – Director Blake Edwards (47) weds "The Sound of Music" actress Julie Andrews (34) in Beverly Hills

1970 – Birthday – Tonya Harding, figure skating champion, two-time Olympian, and two-time Skate America Champion

1980 – Birthday – Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor (The Notebook, Drive)

1982 – Birthday – Anne Hathaway, actress (The Princess Diaries, Les Misérables)

1991 – "Full House" airs 100th episode – twins are born

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

May 23, 2015 7986

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6751

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4725

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3803

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick
May 27, 2015 3566

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10982

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7986

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 28, 2015 4725

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1508

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1257

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 994

Dawson Springs Woman Charged on Drug Offenses, DUI

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 956

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 743

Southside Elementary Wins $30,000 in National…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 729

Slaughters Student, Madisonville Faculty Member…

by Joyce Riggs
May 28, 2015 652

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by Barry Franklin
May 28, 2015 585

'The Patrick Rudd Project' Encourages Community…

by Ron Sanders