What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (9/16/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•1662 - Flamsteed sees solar eclipse, 1st known astronomical observation

•1630 - Mass village of Shawmut changes name to Boston

•1782 - Great Seal of US used for 1st time

•1857 - Typesetting machine patent

•1906 - Roald Amundsen discovers Magnetic South Pole

•1908 - Carriage-maker, William Durant, founded General Motors Corp

•1924 – Birthday/Lauren Bacall, Staten Island, actress (Dark Passage, Key Largo)

•1983 - Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen

•1990 - Dennis Quaid & Meg Ryan wed

•1997 - Apple Computer Inc names co-founder Steve Jobs temporary CEO

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