To­day’s high­light in his­tory

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - - Greensheet -

On Jan. 14, 1968, the Green Bay Pack­ers of the NFL de­feated the AFL’s Oak­land Raiders, 33-14, in the sec­ond AFL-NFL World Cham­pi­onship game (now Su­per Bowl II).

On this date In 1784,

the United States rat­i­fied the Treaty of Paris end­ing the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War; Bri­tain fol­lowed suit in April.

In 1943,

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

In 1963,

Ge­orge C. Wal­lace was sworn in as gov­er­nor of Alabama, vow­ing “Seg­re­ga­tion for­ever!”

In 1967,

the “Sum­mer of Love” unof­fi­cially be­gan with a “Hu­man Be-In” in­volv­ing tens of thou­sands of young peo­ple at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.

In 1970,

Diana Ross and the Supremes per­formed their last con­cert to­gether, in Las Ve­gas.

In 1975,

the House In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity Com­mit­tee (for­merly the House Un-Amer­i­can Ac­tiv­i­ties Com­mit­tee) was dis­banded.

In 2004,

For­mer En­ron fi­nance chief An­drew Fas­tow pleaded guilty to con­spir­acy as he ac­cepted a 10year prison sen­tence. (He was ac­tu­ally sen­tenced to six years and was re­leased in De­cem­ber 2011.)

Ten years ago:

Back from a tour of war zones, Vice Pres­i­dent-elect Joe Bi­den told Pres­i­dent-elect Barack Obama that “things are go­ing to get tougher” in Afghanistan.

Five years ago:

A fed­eral judge struck down Ok­la­homa’s gay mar­riage ban, then set aside his or­der while of­fi­cials com­pleted an ap­peal. (Ok­la­homa was among five states whose bans on same-sex mar­riage were over­turned.)

One year ago:

Au­thor­i­ties east of Los An­ge­les ar­rested the par­ents of 13 si­b­lings af­ter be­ing led to the home by one of them, a 17-year-old girl who had jumped out a win­dow and called 911; they said they found the girl’s 12 broth­ers and sis­ters locked up in filthy con­di­tions, with some mal­nour­ished and chained to beds. (A Septem­ber 2019 trial date has been set for David and Louise Turpin.)

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