TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Porterville Recorder - - RECORD - by An­drews Mcmeel Almanac

Mon­day, Jan­uary 14, 2019

To­day is the 14th day of 2019 and the 25th day of win­ter. TO­DAY’S HIS­TORY In 1784, the United States rat­i­fied the Treaty of Paris that ended the Rev­o­lu­tion­ary War.

In 1943, Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, Win­ston Churchill and Charles de Gaulle met in Casablanca, Morocco.

In 1952, the morn­ing news pro­gram “To­day” de­buted on NBC.

In 1954, New York Yan­kee Joe Dimag­gio and ac­tress Mar­i­lyn Mon­roe were mar­ried in San Francisco. In 2010, Ye­men de­clared open war on al-qaida. TO­DAY’S BIRTH­DAYS

Benedict Arnold (1741-1801), Amer­i­can sol­dier/traitor; Al­bert Sch­weitzer (18751965), the­olo­gian/ physi­cian; Hal Roach (1892-1992), film and TV pro­ducer; John Dos Pas­sos (1896-1970), author; Andy Rooney (1919-2011), writer/ TV com­men­ta­tor; Faye Du­n­away (1941- ), ac­tress; Shan­non Lu­cid (1943- ), as­tro­naut; Lawrence Kas­dan (1949- ), film­maker; Steven Soder­bergh (1963- ), film­maker; Shep­ard Smith (1964), TV jour­nal­ist; LL Cool J (1968- ), rap­per/ ac­tor; Ja­son Bate­man (1969- ), ac­tor; Dave Grohl (1969- ), singer­song­writer; Grant Gustin (1990- ), ac­tor.

TO­DAY’S FACT

Franklin D. Roo­sevelt’s 1943 meet­ing in Casablanca marked the first time a U.S. pres­i­dent trav­eled by air­plane while in of­fice and the first time a pres­i­dent left the coun­try’s soil dur­ing wartime. TO­DAY’S SPORTS In 1973, the un­de­feated Mi­ami Dol­phins com­pleted the only per­fect sea­son in NFL his­tory, de­feat­ing the Wash­ing­ton Red­skins 14-7 in Su­per Bowl VII.

TO­DAY’S QUOTE

“Ev­ery worldview which fails to start from res­ig­na­tion in re­gard to knowl­edge is ar­ti­fi­cial and a mere fab­ri­ca­tion, for it rests upon an in­ad­mis­si­ble in­ter­pre­ta­tion of the uni­verse.” -- Al­bert Sch­weitzer ,“K ult ur phi lo so­phie” TO­DAY’S NUM­BER 34.3 mil­lion -- es­ti­mated pop­u­la­tion of Morocco in 2018.

TO­DAY’S MOON Be­tween first quar­ter moon (Jan. 13) and full moon (Jan. 20).

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