What is Today v3 yellow 300KENTUCKY (11/1/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1500 – Birthday – Benvenuto Cellini, sculptor/goldsmith/author (Perseus)

1765 – Stamp Act goes into effect in British colonies playing a major role in defining the grievances and enabling the organized colonial resistance that led to the American Revolution in 1775

1957 – Birthday – Lyle Lovett, country singer (Cowboy Man, God Will)

1962 – Birthday – Anthony Kiedis, vocalist/lyricist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers

1968 – Motion Picture Association of America introduces rating system (G, M, R, X)

1979 – Mamie Eisenhower, First Lady of the United States (b. 1896) died quietly in her sleep very early the morning of November 1, less than two weeks shy of her 83rd birthday

1982 – Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.

1999 – Walter Payton, American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears, dies at 45

2003 – "Saved by the Bell" actress Elizabeth Berkley (31) weds artist Greg Lauren (33) at Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2010 – Actor Charlie Sheen (45) divorces socialite Brooke Mueller (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two-and-a-half years of marriage

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