TO­DAY INHISTORY

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To­day isMon­day, Jan. 14,

the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year.

To­day’s High­light in His­tory:

On Jan. 14, 1963, Ge­orge C. Wal­lace was sworn in as gover­nor of Alabama with the pledge, “Seg­re­ga­tion for­ever!” — a viewWal­lace later re­pu­di­ated.

On this date:

In 1943, Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, British Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill and French Gen­eral Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime con­fer­ence in Casablanca.

In 1968, the Green Bay Pack­ers of the NFL de­feated the AFL’s Oak­land Raiders, 33-14, in the sec­ond AFL-NFLWorld Cham­pi­onship game (now re­ferred to as Su­per Bowl II).

In 1969, 27 peo­ple aboard the air­craft car­rier USS En­ter­prise, off Hawaii, were killed when a rocket war­head ex­ploded, set­ting off a fire and ad­di­tional ex­plo­sions.

In 1970, Di­ana Ross and the Supremes per­formed their last con­cert to­gether, at the Fron­tier Ho­tel in Las Ve­gas.

In 1989, Pres­i­dent Ron­ald Rea­gan de­liv­ered his 331st and fi­nal weekly White House ra­dio ad­dress, telling lis­ten­ers, “Believeme, Satur­days will never seem the same. I’ll miss you.”

In 1994, Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton and Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Boris Yeltsin signed an ac­cord to stop aim­ing mis­siles at any na­tion; the lead­ers joined Ukrainian Pres­i­dent Leonid Kravchuk in sign­ing an ac­cord to dis­man­tle the nu­clear arse­nal of Ukraine.

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