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.