TODAY IN HISTORY
On Jan. 14, 1784, the United States ratified the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War; Britain followed suit in April 1784.
In 1914, Ford Motor Co. greatly improved its assembly-line operation by employing a chain to pull each chassis at its Highland Park, Michigan, plant.
In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British
Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.
In 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married at San Francisco City Hall.
In 1964, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy thanked Americans for their condolences following the assassination of her husband.
In 1989, President Ronald Reagan delivered his 331st and final weekly White House radio address.