THIS DAY IN HISTORY
Today is Wednesday, Jan. 13, the 13th day of 2016. There are 353 days left in the year.
IN THE NATION
1966: Robert C. Weaver was nominated to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by President Lyndon B. Johnson; Weaver became the first black Cabinet member.
1982: An Air Florida 737 crashed into Washington, D.C.’s 14th Street Bridge and fell into the Potomac River while trying to take off during a snowstorm, killing 78 people.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU
Comedian Rip Taylor is 82. Rock musician James Lomenzo (Megadeth) is 57. Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus is 55. Actress Penelope Ann Miller is 52. Actor Patrick Dempsey is 50. Actress Traci Bingham is 48. Actor Orlando Bloom is 39. Actor Liam Hemsworth is 26.