TODAY IN HISTORY
Jan. 14, 1963
George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, “Segregation forever!” _ a view Wallace later repudiated.
ALSO ON THIS DATE 1784
The United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784.
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.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.