Today is Sunday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2018. There are 351 days left in the year.
On Jan. 14, 1968, the Green Bay Packers of the NFL defeated the AFL's Oakland Raiders, 33-14, in the second AFL-NFL World Championship game (now referred to as Super Bowl II).
In 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784.
In 1898, author Charles Lutwidge Dodgson — better known as "Alice in Wonderland" creator Lewis Carroll — died in Guildford, Surrey, England, less than two weeks before his 66th birthday.
In 1900, Puccini's opera "Tosca" had its world premiere in Rome. In 1927, the Paramount silent romantic comedy "It," starring Clara Bow (who became known as "The 'It' Girl"), had its world premiere in Los Angeles. In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.
In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was elected president of Yugoslavia by the country's Parliament. In 1963, George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, "Segregation forever!" — a view Wallace later repudiated. Sylvia Plath's novel "The Bell Jar" was published in London under a pseudonym less than a month before Plath committed suicide.
In 1967, the Sixties' "Summer of Love" unofficially began with a "Human Be-In" involving tens of thousands of young people at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Today's birthdays: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 82. Singer Jack Jones is 80. Actress Faye Dunaway is 77. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 55. Actor Mark Addy is 54. Fox News Channel anchorman Shepard Smith is 54. Rapper Slick Rick is 53. Actor Dan Schneider is 52. Actress Emily Watson is 51. Rock musician Zakk Wylde is 51. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 50. Actor Jason Bateman is 49. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 49. Actor Kevin Durand is 44. Rock singer-musician Caleb Followill (Kings of Leon) is 36. Actor-singer Grant Gustin is 28.