TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Orlando Sentinel - - PEOPLE & ARTS -

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.

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