What is Today v3 sepia 300KENTUCKY (9/6/13) – SurfKY News would like to share with you what has happened on this day in history.

•3114 BC - According to the proleptic Julian calendar the current era in the Maya Long Count Calendar started.

•1522 - Magellen with Vittoria returns to Spain, after 1st round world trip

•1716 - 1st US lighthouse built (Boston)

•1839 - Great fire in NY

•1839 - Cherokee Nation forms

•1899 - Carnation processes its 1st can of evaporated milk

•1901 - Pres William McKinley, shot by anarchist Leon Czolgosz at Pan American Exposition in Buffalo NY, he dies 8th days later

•1905 - General Trade journal publishes 1st Dutch photo (train accident)

•1924 - Assassination attempt on Benito Mussolini fails

•1947 – Birthday/ Jane Curtin, Cambridge Massachusetts, actress (SNL, Allie Lowell-Kate & Allie)

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