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On This Day: January 14th

This is 14th day of the year and 351 days remain in the year.

in history
1639
The first constitution of Connecticut, Fundamental Orders, was adopted.
1784
The United States ratified treaty with England ending the Revolutionary War.
1943
President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill meet at the Casablanca Conference.
1953
Tito formally became the first president of the Republic of Yugoslavia.
1954
Marilyn Monroe married baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.
1963
George Wallace sworn in as Alabama's governor, promising "segregation forever."
1973

The Miami Dolphins became the first NFL team to go undefeated and have a perfect season by beating the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII.

1990
The Simpsons premiered on television.
2008
Bobby Jindal takes office as governor of Louisiana as the first elected Indian-American governor of the U.S.
January 14 BirthdaysAlbert Schweitzer

1875–1965, Alsatian Medical Missionary.


Faye Dunawayactress
R.F. Outcaultcartoonist and illustrator
Harold Russellsoldier and actor
Yukio Mishimawriter
Maureen Dowdjournalist
Steven Soderberghfilmmaker
Emily Watsonactor
Shannon Lucidastronaut and biochemist
Hugh Loftingwriter
Julian Bondpolitician
Benedict Arnoldgeneral and traitor
Berthe Morisotimpressionist painter
Henri Fantin-Latourpainter
John Dos Passosnovelist



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