What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (11/20/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1910 – Leo Tolstoy, Russian author (Anna Karenina), dies at 82

1914 – US State Department starts requiring photographs for passports

1929 – Birthday – Dick Clark, TV host (American Bandstand), (d. 2012)

1956 – Birthday – Bo Derek, [Mary Collins], actress (10, Tarzan the Ape Man)

1971 – Birthday – Joel McHale, American actor and comedian, (The Soup, Community)

1975 – Birthday – Dierks Bentley, country music artist (Come A Little Closer, Lot of Leavin’ Left to Do)

1977 – Birthday – Josh Turner, country music singer (Long Black Train, Would You Go With Me)

1982 – Drew Barrymore at age seven hosts Saturday Night Live

1984 – McDonald's made its 50 billionth hamburger

1986 – Comedian and actor Steve Martin (41) weds actress Victoria Tennant (36)

1993 – Emile Ardolino, director (Dirty Dancing), dies at 50 of AIDs

2001 – In Washington, D.C., U.S. President George W. Bush dedicates the United States Department of Justice headquarters building as the Robert F. Kennedy Justice Building, honoring the late Robert F. Kennedy on what would have been his 76th birthday.

2007 – Linda Bollea (46) divorces professional wrestler Hulk Hogan (53) after 23 years of marriage

2012 – Toshiba unveils a robot designed to help in nuclear disasters

SurfKY News
Information provided by historyorb.com

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,678.23
-40.31 (-0.23%)    
2 S&P 2,056.15
-4.90 (-0.24%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,863.36
-13.16 (-0.27%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

March 18, 2015 9410

UPDATE: Hanson Man Located in Henderson, Taken to…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 18, 2015 6797

UPDATE: Name of Pedestrian Killed on Western…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 24, 2015 4832

One Dies, Another Injured in Mortons Gap Traffic…

by Deputy Heath Owens
March 25, 2015 4799

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4703

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 24, 2015 3975

UPDATE: One Injured in Hopkinsville Road Accident

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

February 25, 2015 13770

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

by Trooper Stu Recke
March 09, 2015 12784

Multi-Agency Drug Bust Results in $1 Million Meth…

by KSP DESI

Stories Trending Today

March 25, 2015 4799

Fazoli's, Roses Coming to Madisonville

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 4703

Grand Jury Finds No Criminal Wrongdoing in Bean…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 3603

Madisonville Man's Living Room Leap Lands Him in…

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 3123

Rep Brent Yonts' Letter to TVA concerning…

by Brent Yonts
March 25, 2015 2242

Alleged Speeding in School Zone Ends in DUI Arrest

by Madisonville Police Department / Hopkins County Detention Center
March 25, 2015 1548

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – March 25,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
March 25, 2015 1547

Greenville Man Charged with Theft of Vehicle

by Wes Miller
March 26, 2015 1274

‘Chasing Rainbow’ Heart Walk Raises Funds for AHA

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 25, 2015 1272

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 25,…

by Madisonville Police Department
March 25, 2015 1211

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office