Saturday, January 14, 2017

History for January 14

History for January 14 -
Benedict Arnold 1741, Albert Schweitzer 1875, William Bendix 1906

Andy Rooney 1919, Tom Tryon 1926, Faye Dunaway 1941

1784 - The United States ratified a peace treaty with England ending the Revolutionary War.

1952 - NBC's "Today" show premiered.

1954 - Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married. The marriage only lasted nine months.

1954 - The Hudson Motor Car Company merged with Nash-Kelvinator. The new company was called the American Motors Corporation.

1963 - George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama.

1969 - An explosion aboard the U.S. aircraft carrier Enterprise off Hawaii killed 25 crew members.

1973 - The Miami Dolphins defeated the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII and became the first NFL team to go undefeated in a season.

1999 - The impeachment trial of U.S. President Clinton began in Washington, DC.

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