What is Today v3 purple 300KENTUCKY (11/6/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1860 – Abraham Lincoln (Rep-R-IL) elected 16th American President

1984 – President Reagan (R) landslide (won 49 states) re-election over Mondale (D)

1893 – Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Russian composer (Swan Lake), dies at 53

1861 – Jefferson Davis elected to six year term as Confederate president

1923 – USSR adopts experimental calendar, with five day "weeks"

1955 – Birthday – Maria Shriver, Chicago, newscaster (Sunday Today) and wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger

1968 – Birthday – Kelly Rutherford, Elizabethtown, KY, actress (Generations, Gossip Girl)

1988 – Birthday – Emma Stone, American actress (The Amazing Spider-Man, The Help)

1998 – "Some Like It Hot" actor Tony Curtis (73) weds horse trainer Jill Vandenberg at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada

2005 – A tornado hits Evansville, kills 25 in Northwestern Kentucky and Southwestern Indiana.

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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

April 28, 2015 4075

Search for Stolen Vehicle Ends with Woman Charged…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 3419

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 28, 2015 3281

Man Charged with Stalking Smoke Shop Clerk

by MPD
April 27, 2015 2831

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 30, 2015 2718

Family Says 'Goodbye' to Dog After It Allegedly…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 15322

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 8418

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 02, 2015 1087

Frymire’s Life Accomplishments, Dedication to MCC…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 01, 2015 848

Above and Beyond: Leighann Stroud

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 03, 2015 846

Two Injured During Two-Vehicle Collision

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 656

Don't Bet on Supreme Court Overturning Marriage…

by Richard Nelson
May 02, 2015 594

Homegrown by Heroes Receives Donation from…

by Ted Sloan
May 02, 2015 571

Weeknight activities the whole family can enjoy

by SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 548

Baptist Health Hosts Annual ‘Bike Safety Day’

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
May 02, 2015 544

New Mather Metals to Expand in Franklin

by Office of the Governor
May 02, 2015 507

Hooked on Science - 'Kentucky Derby Balloon Race'

by Jason Lindsey