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1669

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something

 

In July 1669, Robert de la Salle organized twenty four men and six canoes for his expedition add something


1670

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something

 

French explorers in the 17th century documented numerous tribes living in Kentucky until the Beaver Wars in the 1670s add something


1776

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something

 

On December 31, 1776, the region of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains was established as Kentucky County by the Virginia General Assembly add something


1780

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something

 

Transylvania University, located in Lexington, is the oldest university west of the Allegheny Mountains, founded in 1780 add something


1781

Richard Mentor Johnson - Emmons and Langworthy, contemporary sources, give 1781, and Pratt and Sobel accept this date; this has the effect of making him born in Kentucky, which would be a reason to invent it


1782

Richard Mentor Johnson - By 1782, the Johnsons had moved to Bryan's Station, Kentucky in Fayette County


1784

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something

 

Ten constitutional conventions were held in Danville between 1784 and 1792 add something


1786

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

Northwest Indian War - In 1786, George Rogers Clark led a group of 1,200 men in actions against Shawnee towns on the Wabash River to begin the Northwest Indian War add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something

 

The commonwealth term was used in citizen petitions submitted between 1786 and 1792 for the creation of the state add something


1788

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something

 

One petition, which had Virginia's assent, came before the Confederation Congress in early July 1788 add something


1789

Richard Mentor Johnson - Hatfield, "Vice Presidents " Kentucky was part of Virginia until made a state in 1792

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something

 

On December 18, 1789, Virginia again gave its consent to Kentucky statehood add something


1790

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something

 

A 1790 U.S. government report states that 1,500 Kentucky settlers had been killed by Native Americans since the end of the Revolutionary War add something


1791

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something

 

The United States Congress gave its approval on February 4, 1791 add something


1792

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

Originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something

 

The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792 but some parts of the river have deviated since add something


1797

Henry Clay - In November 1797, Clay relocated to Lexington, Kentucky, Kentucky, the growing town near where his family resided in Woodford County


1800

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something

 

Around 1800 BCE, a gradual transition began from a hunter-gatherer economy to agriculturalism add something


1802

Richard Mentor Johnson - Johnson was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 1802, and opened his office at Great Crossing


1804

Henry Clay - He defended the Kentucky Insurance Company, which he saved from an attempt in 1804 by Felix Grundy to repeal its monopolistic charter

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - Johnson entered politics in 1804, when he was elected to represent Scott County in the Kentucky House of Representatives


1806

Henry Clay - Clay's influence in Kentucky state politics was quickly such that in 1806 the Kentucky legislature elected him to the Senate seat of John Breckinridge


1807

Richard Mentor Johnson - From 1807 to 1813, he represented Kentucky's Fourth District

 

Henry Clay - When Clay returned to Kentucky in 1807, he was elected the Speaker of the state House of Representatives


1812

Richard Mentor Johnson - Congress declared war in June 1812, and following its adjournment, Johnson returned to Kentucky to recruit volunteers


1813

Richard Mentor Johnson - He secured one of Kentucky's at-large seats in the House from 1813 to 1815, and represented Kentucky's Third District from 1815 to 1819


1819

Richard Mentor Johnson - Johnson's term in the House expired March 3, 1819, but by August, he had returned to the state legislature where he helped secure passage of a law that abolished imprisonment for debtors in Kentucky


1823

John C. Breckinridge - In August 1823, an illness that contemporary accounts referred to as "the prevailing fever" struck Frankfort, Kentucky , and a house guest of the Breckinridge family was stricken


1828

John C. Breckinridge - Breckinridge's presence on the ticket helped the Democrats carry his home state of Kentucky – which the party had not won since 1828 – by 6,000 votes


1829

Henry Clay - As he was preparing to return to Lexington, Kentucky in 1829, his slave Charlotte Dupuy sued Clay for her freedom and that of her two children, based on a promise by an earlier owner

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - Following his failed Senatorial re-election bid, Johnson returned to the House, representing Kentucky's Fifth District from 1829 to 1833, and Thirteenth District from 1833 to 1837


1832

John C. Breckinridge - After an argument between Breckinridge's mother and grandmother in 1832, he, his mother, and his sister Laetitia moved to Danville, Kentucky, to live with his sister, Frances

 

John C. Breckinridge - Democrats carried five of Kentucky's ten congressional district, and Powell was elected as the first Democratic governor since 1832


1833

Henry Clay - The crisis worsened until 1833 when Clay, again a U.S. Senator re-elected by Kentucky in 1831, helped to broker a deal in Congress to lower the tariff gradually


1834

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something

 

It was used in the title of a history of the state that was published in 1834 and was used in various places within that book in references to Virginia and Kentucky add something


1837

Richard Mentor Johnson - Following the financial Panic of 1837, Johnson took a nine-month leave of absence, during which he returned home to Kentucky and opened a tavern and spa on his farm to offset his continued financial problems


1839

James L. Alcorn - Born near Golconda, Illinois, to a Scots-Irish family, he attended Cumberland College in Kentucky and served as deputy sheriff of Livingston County, Kentucky, from 1839 to 1844


1840

John C. Breckinridge - In November 1840, Breckinridge enrolled in the second year of the law course at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky


1841

Richard Mentor Johnson - He again represented Scott County in the Kentucky House from 1841 to 1843

 

John C. Breckinridge - In October 1841, Breckinridge and Thomas W. Bullock, a friend and classmate, left Kentucky for Burlington, Iowa, where they started a law firm


1843

James L. Alcorn - He served in the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1843 before moving to Mississippi

 

John C. Breckinridge - Breckinridge visited Kentucky again in May 1843

 

John C. Breckinridge - On December 12, 1843, he and Mary were married and settled in Georgetown, Kentucky , Kentucky


1844

John C. Breckinridge - As early as 1844, Breckinridge was making speeches on behalf of Democratic candidates for office, debating even Thomas Metcalfe, the Kentucky's former Whig governor

 

Henry Clay - He was buried in Lexington, Kentucky Cemetery, and Theodore Frelinghuysen, Clay's vice-presidential candidate in the election of 1844, gave the eulogy


1845

John C. Breckinridge - Gaining confidence in his ability as a lawyer, Breckinridge moved his family back to Lexington, Kentucky in 1845

 

John C. Breckinridge - He supported Alexander Keith Marshall's unsuccessful bid for the congressional seat of Kentucky's Eighth District in 1845, and backed the Democratic ticket of Lewis Cass and William Butler in the 1848 presidential election

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - In 1845, he served as a pallbearer when Daniel Boone was re-interred in Frankfort, Kentucky Cemetery


1847

John C. Breckinridge - On August 31, 1847, William Owsley, by serving as governor of Kentucky, called for volunteers to serve in two additional infantry regiments from Kentucky


1848

Henry Clay - After losing the Whig Party nomination to Zachary Taylor in 1848, Clay decided to retire to his Ashland estate in Kentucky

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - He ran as an independent candidate for Governor of Kentucky in 1848, but after talking with the Democratic candidate, Lazarus W. Powell, who had replaced Linn Boyd on the ticket, Johnson decided to drop out and back Powell


1849

Henry Clay - Retired for less than a year, he was in 1849 again elected to the U.S. Senate from Kentucky


1850

John C. Breckinridge - As Congress debated Henry Clay's proposed Compromise of 1850, the four Whigs on the Committee on Federal Relations drew up resolutions urging the Kentucky congressional delegation to support the compromise as a "fair, equitable, and just basis" upon which to settle the question of slavery in the territory acquired from Mexico in the war

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - Johnson finally returned to elected office in 1850, when he was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives

 

Richard Mentor Johnson - He finally was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1850, but he died on November 19, 1850, just two weeks into his term


1853

John C. Breckinridge - Seeking to recapture Breckinridge's seat in 1853, the Whigs nominated Robert P. Letcher, a former congressman and governor who had won 14 elections in Kentucky without a loss


1854

John C. Breckinridge - In February 1854, the Whig majority in the Kentucky General Assembly passed – over Powell's veto – a reapportionment bill that redrew Breckinridge's district, removing Owen County and replacing it with Harrison and Nicholas counties


1855

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something

 

Berea College, located at the extreme southern edge of the Bluegrass below the Cumberland Plateau, was the first coeducational college in the South to admit both black and white students, doing so from its very establishment in 1855 add something


1860

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

It leaned slightly toward the Democratic Party since 1860, when the Whig Party dissolved add something

 

Henry Clay - While no deed of emancipation has been found for Aron Dupuy, in 1860 he and Charlotte were living together as free black residents in Fayette County, Kentucky


1861

John C. Breckinridge - Although Crittenden's Senate term did not expire until 1861, the Kentucky General Assembly met to choose his successor in 1859

 

Charles Sumner - Although the Radical Senators desired the immediate emancipation of slaves, President Lincoln, in 1861, was initially resistant to freeing the slaves, since the Union slave states Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky, and Missouri would be encouraged to join the Confederacy

 

John C. Breckinridge - Kentucky's neutrality was breached by both federal and Confederate forces in early September 1861

 

John C. Breckinridge - He was indicted for treason in U.S. federal district court in Frankfort, Kentucky on November 6, 1861, having officially enlisted in the Confederate States Army days earlier

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

Although frequently described as never having seceded, representatives from 68 of 110 counties met at Russellville calling themselves the "Convention of the People of Kentucky" and passed an Ordinance of Secession on November 20, 1861 add something

 

John C. Breckinridge - Although not sanctioned by the legislature in Frankfort, Kentucky , its existence prompted the Confederacy to admit Kentucky on December 10, 1861


1862

Braxton Bragg - Battle of Perryville - He and Edmund Kirby Smith attempted an invasion of Kentucky in 1862, but Bragg retreated following the inconclusive Battle of Perryville in October

 

Braxton Bragg - Buckner's attitude was colored by Bragg's unsuccessful invasion of Buckner's native Kentucky in 1862, as well as by the loss of his command through the merger

 

George Henry Thomas - During Confederate General Braxton Bragg's invasion of Kentucky in the fall of 1862, the Union high command became nervous about Buell's cautious tendencies and offered command of the Army of the Ohio to Thomas, who refused

 

John C. Breckinridge - Johnston's forces were forced to withdraw from Bowling Green, Kentucky in February 1862

 

Braxton Bragg - In August 1862, Confederate Maj. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith decided to invade Kentucky from Eastern Tennessee, hoping that he could arouse supporters of the Confederate cause in the border state and draw the Union forces under Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell, beyond the Ohio River


1865

John Marshall Stone - He and his unit were captured in early 1865 and held prisoner in Kentucky, Camp Chase, Ohio, and finally Johnson's Island, Ohio


1866

John C. Breckinridge - Although he refused to seek a pardon for himself, 70 members of the Kentucky General Assembly requested one on his behalf from President Andrew Johnson on February 10, 1866


1868

John C. Breckinridge - On January 8, 1868, the Louisville, Kentucky City Council instructed the state's congressional delegation to seek assurance that Breckinridge would not be prosecuted on his return


1869

George Henry Thomas - After the end of the Civil War, Thomas commanded the Department of the Cumberland in Kentucky and Tennessee, and at times West Virginia and parts of Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama, through 1869


1887

John C. Breckinridge - A memorial to Breckinridge was placed on the Fayette County Courthouse lawn in Lexington, Kentucky in 1887


1893

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Kentucky was home to Mildred and Patty Hill, the Louisville sisters credited with composing the tune to the ditty Happy Birthday to You in 1893; Loretta Lynn , Brian Littrell and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys, and Billy Ray Cyrus add something

 

Edgar Cayce - In December 1893 the Cayce family moved to Hopkinsville, Kentucky, and occupied 705 West Seventh on the south-east corner of Seventh and Young Street


1899

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something

 

Goebel was contesting the Kentucky gubernatorial election of 1899, which William S. Taylor was initially believed to have won add something


1900

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Since 1900, rural Kentucky counties have had a net loss of more than 1 million people from migration, while urban areas have experienced a slight net gain add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

Southeastern Kentucky was populated in the early 19th century by a large group of multi-racial settlers, sometimes called Melungeons, who practiced endogamy until about 1900 add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something

 

On January 30, 1900, Governor William Goebel, flanked by two bodyguards, was mortally wounded by an assassin while walking to the State Capitol in downtown Frankfort add something


1901

Edgar Cayce - In 1901, a traveling stage hypnotist and entertainer named Hart, who referred to himself as "The Laugh Man", was performing at the Hopkinsville, Kentucky Opera House


1928

Happy Chandler - After graduation, he entered politics and was elected as a Democrat to the Kentucky Senate in 1928


1930

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something

 

The highest recorded temperature was at Greensburg on July 28, 1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was at Shelbyville on January 19, 1994 add something


1936

Happy Chandler - In the 1936 senatorial contest in Kentucky, incumbent Democrat Marvel Mills Logan was seen as vulnerable, and Chandler backed Democratic challenger J. C. W. Beckham in the Democratic primary

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something

 

The most notable execution in Kentucky was that of Rainey Bethea on August 14, 1936 add something


1937

Happy Chandler - He increased funding to the state's hospitals and asylums, and personally aided with the evacuation of the Frankfort, Kentucky Penitentiary during the Ohio River flood of 1937


1938

Happy Chandler - Eager to augment his power and angered by Roosevelt's and Barkley's refusal to accept his suggestion of appointing Logan to the Supreme Court, Chandler did not attend a long-planned dinner in Barkley's honor on January 22, 1938; instead, he held an event of his own at Louisville, Kentucky 's exclusive Pendennis Club at which he alluded to his intentions of challenging Barkley during the upcoming Democratic senatorial primary

 

Happy Chandler - Chandler heeded Byrd's advice, making an official announcement of his candidacy on February 23, 1938, in Newport, Kentucky

 

Happy Chandler - President Roosevelt personally visited Kentucky to campaign on Barkley's behalf on July 8, 1938


1939

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something

 

The Renfro Valley Barn Dance was where Renfro Valley's musical heritage began, in 1939, and influential country music luminaries like Red Foley, Homer & Jethro, Lily May Ledford & the Original Coon Creek Girls, Martha Carson, and many others have performed as regular members of the shows there over the years add something


1940

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something

 

Beer Cheese was developed in Clark County at some point in the 1940s along the Kentucky River add something


1941

Thomas Merton - In April 1941, Merton went to a retreat he had booked for Holy Week at the Abbey of Our Lady of Gethsemani near Bardstown, Kentucky


1942

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something

 

Kentucky's body of laws, known as the Kentucky Revised Statutes , were enacted in 1942 to better organize and clarify the whole of Kentucky law add something


1944

Happy Chandler - Mimi Chandler played one of the four singing sisters in the 1944 film "And the Angels Sing", appearing with Dorothy Lamour, Betty Hutton, and Diana Lynn before abandoning acting and working for the Kentucky Department of Tourism

 

Jackie Robinson - After his acquittal, he was transferred to Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky, where he served as a coach for army athletics until receiving an honorable discharge in November 1944


1948

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Additionally, in 1948, the Kentucky General Assembly established the Kentucky State Police, making it the 38th state to create a force whose jurisdiction extends throughout the given state add something

 

Happy Chandler - In 1948, he became the leader of the Dixiecrat movement in Kentucky


1950

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something

 

The state stocked wild turkeys in the 1950s add something


1952

Hunter S. Thompson - Thompson attended I. N. Bloom Elementary School, Highland Middle School, and Atherton High School, before transferring to Louisville, Kentucky Male High School in September 1952


1955

Happy Chandler - Following his term as commissioner, Chandler returned to Kentucky and won a second term as governor in 1955


1956

Happy Chandler - Notably, in 1956, when nine black students in Sturgis, Kentucky attempted to enter previously all-white Sturgis High School, they were blocked by 500 opponents of integration

 

Happy Chandler - Due to the death of Senator Alben Barkley and the expiration of Senator Clements' term, Kentucky would elect two senators in November 1956


1957

Happy Chandler - In 1957, Chandler was one of ten inaugural members of the Kentucky Sports Hall of Fame


1959

Everett Dirksen - In 1959, he was elected Minority Leader of the Senate, defeating Kentucky's more liberal Senator, John Sherman Cooper, by a vote of 20 to 14


1964

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

A milder bill had failed to get out of committee in 1964 add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

From 1964 through 2004, Kentucky voted for the eventual winner of the election for President of the United States add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

Voters in the Commonwealth supported the previous three Democratic candidates elected to the White House in the late 20th century, all from Southern states: Lyndon B. Johnson in 1964, Jimmy Carter in 1976, and Bill Clinton in 1992 and 1996 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something

 

With only one dissenting vote, the state Senate approval a bill outlawing racial discrimination in public accommodations and employment that is stronger than the federal act of 1964 add something


1970

Hunter S. Thompson - Also in 1970, Thompson wrote an article entitled "The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Depraved" for the short-lived new journalism magazine "Scanlan's Monthly"

 

Hunter S. Thompson - Previously a relatively conventional journalist, with the publication in 1970 of "The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved", he became a counter cultural figure, with his own brand of New Journalism he termed "Gonzo", an experimental style of journalism where reporters involve themselves in the action to such a degree that they become central figures of their stories


1972

Ashley Judd - Judd's parents divorced in 1972, and in 1973, her mother took her back to her native Kentucky, where Judd spent the majority of her childhood


1976

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something

 

Only three people have been executed in Kentucky since the U.S. Supreme Court re-instituted the practice in 1976 add something


1977

Jim Bunning - First elected to office in 1977, Bunning served two years on the city council of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, Kentucky before running for and winning a seat in the Kentucky Senate as a Republican


1978

Geoff Hoon - He was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn in 1978, and was a visiting law professor at the University of Louisville, Kentucky, from 1980-81


1979

The Everly Brothers - In 1979, Don Everly recorded a duet with Emmylou Harris, "Everytime You Leave," on her album "Blue Kentucky Girl


1980

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were all in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

As of the 1980s, the only counties in the United States where over half of the population cited "English" as their only ancestry group were in the hills of eastern Kentucky add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something

 

Renfro Valley, Kentucky is home to Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame and is known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital", a designation given it by the Kentucky State Legislature in the late 1980s add something


1986

Jim Bunning - In 1986, Bunning was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Kentucky's 4th congressional district, and served in the House from 1987 to 1999


1987

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something

 

Run along a stretch of rail purchased from CSX in 1987, guests are served a four-course meal as they make a two-and-a-half hour round-trip between Bardstown and Limestone Springs add something


1988

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

Elevation adjusted to North American Vertical Datum of 1988 add something

 

The Everly Brothers - On Labor Day Weekend 1988, Central City Kentucky began The Everly Brothers Homecoming event to raise money for a scholarship fund for Muhlenberg County students


1989

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something

 

In 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court ruled that the state's education system was unconstitutional add something


1990

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Although only one town in the "Tri Cities", namely Somerset, currently has more than 12,000 people, the area has been experiencing heightened population and job growth since the 1990s add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

Due to a decline in the area's industrial base, Ashland has seen a sizable reduction in its population since 1990 add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something

 

The Kentucky Derby is a horse race held annually in Louisville on the first Saturday in May. The Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville has hosted several editions of the PGA Championship, Senior PGA Championship and Ryder Cup since the 1990s add something


1993

Elaine Chao - In 1993, Chao married Mitch McConnell, the senior United States Senator from Kentucky and the Republican Leader of the United States Senate


1994

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something

 

Bowling Green, the state's third-largest city and home to the only assembly plant in the world that manufactures the Chevrolet Corvette, opened the National Corvette Museum in 1994 add something


1996

Hunter S. Thompson - Thompson was named a Kentucky Colonel by the Governor of Kentucky in a December 1996 tribute ceremony where he received keys to the city of Louisville, Kentucky


1997

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

In the winter of 1997, the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources began to re-stock elk in the state's eastern counties, which had been extinct from the area for over 150 years add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

London landed a Wal-Mart distribution center in 1997, bringing thousands of jobs to the community add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something

 

The state's sixteen public two-year colleges have been governed by the Kentucky Community and Technical College System since the passage of the Postsecondary Education Improvement Act of 1997, commonly referred to as House Bill 1 add something


1998

Jim Bunning - He was elected to the United States Senate from Kentucky in 1998 and served there from 1999 as the Republican junior U.S. Senator

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something

 

Those convicted of capital crimes after March 31, 1998 are always executed by lethal injection; those convicted on or before this date may opt for the electric chair add something


1999

George Henry Thomas - In 1999 a statue of Thomas by sculptor Rudy Ayoroa was unveiled in Lebanon, Kentucky

 

The Everly Brothers - In 1999, Don Everly and his son Edan Everly did a benefit show billed as The Everly Brothers for Kentucky flood relief


2000

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 288,649 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

In 21st-century presidential elections, the state has become a Republican stronghold, supporting that party's presidential candidates by double-digit margins from 2000 through 2016 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

London significantly grew in population in the 2000s, from 5,692 in 2000 to 7,993 in 2010 add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Ohio Valley Wrestling in Louisville was the primary location for training and rehab for & WWE professional wrestlers from 2000 until 2008, when WWE moved its contracted talent to Florida Championship Wrestling add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something

 

Since 2000, over one-third of the state's population growth has occurred in the Louisville CSA. In addition, the top 28 wealthiest places in Kentucky are in Jefferson County and seven of the 15 wealthiest counties in the state are located in the Louisville CSA. add something


2001

Braxton Bragg - Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2001


2003

Jeb Bush - Bush's out-of-state campaign visits include Kentucky, where Republican challenger Ernie Fletcher appeared with Bush and won that state's governorship in 2003, ending a 32-year streak of Democratic governors


2006

Chandra Levy - Prosecution witness Armando Morales, who shared a cell with Guandique at the U.S. Penitentiary in Kentucky, testified that Guandique was concerned about being transferred between prisons in 2006 because of inmate violence against suspected rapists

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

Until January 1, 2006, Kentucky imposed a tax on intangible personal property held by a taxpayer on January 1 of each year add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something

 

The parkways were originally toll roads, but on November 22, 2006, Governor Ernie Fletcher ended the toll charges on the William H. Natcher Parkway and the Audubon Parkway, the last two parkways in Kentucky to charge tolls for access add something


2007

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Louisville has stepped onto the football scene in recent years, including winning the 2007 Orange Bowl as well as the 2013 Sugar Bowl, and producing 2016 Heisman Trophy winner Lamar Jackson add something

 

Ashley Judd - On May 9, 2007, it was announced that Judd had completed her bachelor's degree, in French, from the University of Kentucky

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something

 

In June 2007, a law went into effect raising the speed limit on rural portions of Kentucky Interstates from add something


2008

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

A 2008 study found that Kentucky's Supreme Court to be the least influential high court in the nation with its decisions rarely being followed by other states add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

In the 2008 election, however, the state lost its bellwether status add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something

 

Hodgenville, the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln, hosts the annual Lincoln Days Celebration, and hosted the kick-off for the National Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration in February 2008 add something


2009

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Hunters officially reported a record 29,006 birds taken during the 23-day season in Spring 2009 add something

 

Jim Bunning - Kentucky Secretary of State Trey Grayson announced on April 30, 2009, that he would form an exploratory committee to run for Bunning's seat

 

Ashley Judd - Judd was *awarded an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky on May 9, 2009


2010

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

For the 2010 to 2011 school year, there were approximately 647,827 students enrolled in public school add something

 

Ashley Judd - In 2010, Judd signed the Animal Legal Defense Fund's petition to urge Governor Steve Beshear to protect Kentucky's homeless animals through tough enforcement of the state's Humane Shelter Law.

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something

 

In May 2010, the Army Human Resource Center of Excellence, the largest office building in the state at nearly opened at Fort Knox add something


2011

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Kentucky has historically been a major coal producer, but employment by "King Coal" has been in a 30-year decline there, and the number of people employed in the coal industry there dropped by more than half between 2011 and 2015 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

OVW later became the primary developmental territory for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling from 2011 to 2013 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

Thus, Kentucky held gubernatorial elections in 2011 and 2015 add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something

 

In June 2011, Jerry "2 Feather" Thornton, a Cherokee, led a team in the Voyage of Native American Awareness 2011 canoe journey, to begin on the Green River in Rochester, Kentucky and travel through to the Ohio River at Henderson add something


2012

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something

 

Also, Georgetown College in Georgetown was the location for the Bengals' summer training camp, until it was announced in 2012 that the Bengals would no longer use the facilities add something


2013

A female gray wolf shot in 2013 in Hart County, Kentucky by a hunter was the first verified sighting of the species in Kentucky in modern times add something

 

A female gray wolf shot in 2013 in Hart County, Kentucky by a hunter was the first verified sighting of the species in Kentucky in modern times add something

 

A female gray wolf shot in 2013 in Hart County, Kentucky by a hunter was the first verified sighting of the species in Kentucky in modern times add something

 

A female gray wolf shot in 2013 in Hart County, Kentucky by a hunter was the first verified sighting of the species in Kentucky in modern times add something

 

A female gray wolf shot in 2013 in Hart County, Kentucky by a hunter was the first verified sighting of the species in Kentucky in modern times add something

 

Ashley Judd - However in an interview published in a Kentucky Newspaper in October 2013, her mother Naomi Judd hinted that her decision was based in a distrust of Washington insiders, whom Naomi called "sociopaths


2014

In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced add something

 

In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced add something

 

In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced add something

 

In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced add something

 

In 2014 Louisville City FC, a professional soccer team in the league known as USL Pro and now as the United Soccer League, was announced add something

 

In 2014, Kentucky was found to be the most affordable U.S. state in which to live add something

 

In 2014, Kentucky was found to be the most affordable U.S. state in which to live add something

 

In 2014, Kentucky was found to be the most affordable U.S. state in which to live add something

 

In 2014, Kentucky was found to be the most affordable U.S. state in which to live add something

 

In 2014, Kentucky was found to be the most affordable U.S. state in which to live add something

 

When the bridge's Indiana approach ramps opened in 2014, completing the pedestrian connection across the Ohio River, the Big Four Bridge rail trail became the second-longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world add something

 

When the bridge's Indiana approach ramps opened in 2014, completing the pedestrian connection across the Ohio River, the Big Four Bridge rail trail became the second-longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world add something

 

When the bridge's Indiana approach ramps opened in 2014, completing the pedestrian connection across the Ohio River, the Big Four Bridge rail trail became the second-longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world add something

 

When the bridge's Indiana approach ramps opened in 2014, completing the pedestrian connection across the Ohio River, the Big Four Bridge rail trail became the second-longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world add something

 

When the bridge's Indiana approach ramps opened in 2014, completing the pedestrian connection across the Ohio River, the Big Four Bridge rail trail became the second-longest pedestrian-only bridge in the world add something

 

" New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 add something

 

" New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 add something

 

" New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 add something

 

" New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 add something

 

" New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014 add something

 

Ashley Judd - She considered returning to Kentucky and challenging U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell in 2014


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The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field add something

 

The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field add something

 

The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field add something

 

The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field add something

 

The team made its debut in 2015, playing home games at Louisville Slugger Field add something

 

Elaine Chao - Chao is married to Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, who has been the Senate Majority Leader since 3 January 2015


2016

In 2016, the Louisville Combined Statistical Area has a population of 1,510,495; including 1,065,000 in Kentucky, which is nearly one-fourth of the state's population add something

 

In 2016, the Louisville Combined Statistical Area has a population of 1,510,495; including 1,065,000 in Kentucky, which is nearly one-fourth of the state's population add something

 

In 2016, the Louisville Combined Statistical Area has a population of 1,510,495; including 1,065,000 in Kentucky, which is nearly one-fourth of the state's population add something

 

In 2016, the Louisville Combined Statistical Area has a population of 1,510,495; including 1,065,000 in Kentucky, which is nearly one-fourth of the state's population add something

 

In 2016, the Louisville Combined Statistical Area has a population of 1,510,495; including 1,065,000 in Kentucky, which is nearly one-fourth of the state's population add something

 

That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL. add something

 

That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL. add something

 

That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL. add something

 

That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL. add something

 

That arrangement ended in 2016, when Orlando City established a directly controlled reserve side in the USL. add something

 

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2016 population of 1,283,430 add something

 

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2016 population of 1,283,430 add something

 

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2016 population of 1,283,430 add something

 

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2016 population of 1,283,430 add something

 

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2016 population of 1,283,430 add something

 

In November 2016, Republicans won control of the House for the first time since 1922, and currently have supermajorities in both the House and Senate add something

 

In November 2016, Republicans won control of the House for the first time since 1922, and currently have supermajorities in both the House and Senate add something

 

In November 2016, Republicans won control of the House for the first time since 1922, and currently have supermajorities in both the House and Senate add something

 

In November 2016, Republicans won control of the House for the first time since 1922, and currently have supermajorities in both the House and Senate add something

 

In November 2016, Republicans won control of the House for the first time since 1922, and currently have supermajorities in both the House and Senate add something


2017

The Metro Louisville government area has a 2017 population of 1,293,953 add something

 

Jim Bunning - Bunning died at a Fort Thomas, Kentucky, hospital on the night of May 26, 2017, at the age of 85 following a stroke he suffered in October 2016


2018

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Kentucky was 4,468,402 on July 1, 2018, a 2,97 increase since the 2010 United States Census add something


2019

In 2019 the state had over 50 distilleries for bourbon production add something