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TUES­DAY, JAN­UARY 8, 2019

To­day is the eighth day of 2019 and the 19th day of win­ter.

TO­DAY’S HIS­TORY: In 1790, Pres­i­dent Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton gave the first State of the Union ad­dress.

In 1877, Crazy Horse lost his fi­nal bat­tle against the U.S. Cav­alry at Wolf Moun­tain in Mon­tana Ter­ri­tory.

In 1918, Pres­i­dent Woodrow Wil­son out­lined his “Four­teen Points” peace plan.

In 1982, AT&T agreed to give up its 22 lo­cal “Baby Bells.”

In 2011, a gun­man opened fire at a pub­lic event for Demo­cratic Rep. Gabrielle Gif­fords of Ari­zona, killing six peo­ple and in­jur­ing 13, in­clud­ing Gif­fords.

TO­DAY’S BIRTHDAYS: Jose Fer­rer (1912-1992), ac­tor; Soupy Sales (1926-2009), TV per­son­al­ity; Elvis Pres­ley (1935-1977), singer/ac­tor; Bob Eubanks (1938- ), TV game show host; Gra­ham Chap­man (1941-1989), ac­tor/co­me­dian; Stephen Hawk­ing (1942-2018), physi­cist; Terry Brooks (1944- ), au­thor; David Bowie (1947-2016), singer-song­writer; Michelle Forbes (1965- ), ac­tress; R. Kelly (1967- ), singer-song­writer; Rachel Ni­chols (1980- ), ac­tress; Kim Jong Un (1984- ), North Korean leader.

TO­DAY’S FACT: About 600,000 peo­ple an­nu­ally visit Elvis Pres­ley’s Grace­land es­tate in Mem­phis, Ten­nessee.

TO­DAY’S SPORTS: In 1901, the first tour­na­ment sanc­tioned by the Amer­i­can Bowl­ing Congress was held in Chicago.

TO­DAY’S QUOTE: “If you do not hear mu­sic in your words, you have put too much thought into your writ­ing and not enough heart.” — Terry Brooks, “Some­times the Magic Works”

TO­DAY’S NUM­BER: 641 — pro­jected width (in feet) of the Crazy Horse Memo­rial in South Dakota, which will be the largest sculp­ture in the world if it is com­pleted.

TO­DAY’S MOON: Be­tween new moon (Jan. 5) and first quar­ter moon (Jan. 13).

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