TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

Richmond Times-Dispatch - - COMICS, ETC. -

To­day is Mon­day, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2019. There are 351 days left in the year.

On Jan. 14, 1963, Gov. Ge­orge C. Wal­lace, D-Ala., was sworn in with the pledge, “Se­gre­ga­tion for­ever!” — a view Wal­lace later re­pu­di­ated.

In 1784, the United States rat­i­fied the Treaty of Paris, end­ing the Revo­lu­tion­ary War; Bri­tain fol­lowed suit in April.

In 1898, au­thor Charles Lutwidge Dodg­son — bet­ter known as “Alice in Wonderland” creator Lewis Car­roll — died in Guild­ford, Eng­land, age 65.

In 1943, Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill and French Gen. Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime con­fer­ence in Casablanca, Morocco.

In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was elected pres­i­dent of Yu­goslavia.

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 1968, the Green Bay Pack­ers of the NFL de­feated the AFL’s Oakland Raiders, 33-14, in the sec­ond AFL-NFL world cham­pi­onship (now re­ferred to as Su­per Bowl II).

In 1969, 27 peo­ple aboard the car­rier USS En­ter­prise, off Hawaii, were killed when a rocket war­head ex­ploded, set­ting off a fire and ad­di­tional ex­plo­sions.

In 1970, Diana Ross and the Supremes per­formed their last con­cert to­gether, at the Fron­tier Ho­tel in Las Ve­gas.

In 1975, the House In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity Com­mit­tee (for­merly the House Un-Amer­i­can Ac­tiv­i­ties Com­mit­tee) was dis­banded.

In 1989, Pres­i­dent Ron­ald Rea­gan de­liv­ered his 331st and fi­nal weekly White House ra­dio ad­dress, telling lis­ten­ers, “Be­lieve me, Satur­days will never seem the same. I’ll miss you.”

In 1994, Pres­i­dent Bill Clin­ton and Rus­sian Pres­i­dent Boris Yeltsin signed an ac­cord to stop aim­ing mis­siles at any na­tion; the lead­ers joined Ukrainian Pres­i­dent Leonid Kravchuk in sign­ing an ac­cord to dis­man­tle the nu­clear arse­nal of Ukraine.

In 2004, For­mer En­ron finance chief An­drew Fas­tow pleaded guilty to con­spir­acy. He was sen­tenced to six years and was re­leased in De­cem­ber 2011.)

Ten years ago: Freshly re­turned from a tour of war zones and global hot spots, Vice Pres­i­dent-elect Joe Bi­den told Pres­i­dent-elect Barack Obama that “things are go­ing to get tougher” in Afghanistan. Ac­tor Ricardo Mon­tal­ban died in Los An­ge­les at age 88.

Five years ago: Spo­radic vi­o­lence flared across much of Egypt as a two-day ref­er­en­dum on a new con­sti­tu­tion be­gan. A fed­eral judge struck down Ok­la­homa’s gay mar­riage ban, then set aside his or­der while state and lo­cal of­fi­cials com­pleted an ap­peal.

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 of a win­dow and called 911; au­thor­i­ties found the girl’s 12 broth­ers and sis­ters locked up in filthy con­di­tions, with some mal­nour­ished and chained to beds. (A Septem­ber trial date has been set for David and Louise Turpin.) Chelsea Man­ning con­firmed that she was a can­di­date for the U.S. Se­nate from Mary­land; the for­mer Army in­tel­li­gence an­a­lyst was known as Bradley Man­ning at the time of her 2010 ar­rest that led to a con­vic­tion for leak­ing clas­si­fied doc­u­ments. (Man­ning lost in a Demo­cratic pri­mary won by in­cum­bent Ben Cardin.) On the de­fen­sive af­ter dis­parag­ing com­ments about Haiti and African na­tions, Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump told re­porters, “I am the least racist per­son you have ever in­ter­viewed.”

To­day’s birthdays: Blues singer Clarence Carter is 83. Singer Jack Jones is 81. Ac­tress Faye Du­n­away is 78. Ac­tress Hol­land Tay­lor is 76. Ac­tor Carl Weathers is 71. Singer-pro­ducer T-Bone Bur­nett is 71. Movie writer-di­rec­tor Lawrence Kas­dan is 70. Pulitzer Prize-win­ning colum­nist Mau­reen Dowd is 67. Rock singer Ge­off Tate (Queen­sryche) is 60. Movie writer-di­rec­tor Steven Soder­bergh is 56. Fox News Chan­nel an­chor­man Shep­ard Smith is 55. Rap­per Slick Rick is 54. Ac­tor Dan Sch­nei­der is

53. Ac­tress Emily Wat­son is 52. Ac­tor-co­me­dian Tom Rhodes is

52. Rock mu­si­cian Zakk Wylde is

52. Rap­per-ac­tor LL Cool J is 51. Ac­tor Ja­son Bateman is 50. Rock singer-mu­si­cian Dave Grohl (Foo Fight­ers) is 50. Ac­tor Kevin Du­rand is 45. Ac­tress Jor­dan Ladd is 44. Ac­tor Ward Hor­ton is 43. Ac­tress Emay­atzy Corinealdi is 39. Retro-soul singer­song­writer Marc Brous­sard is 37. Rock singer-mu­si­cian Caleb Fol­low­ill (Kings of Leon) is 37. Ac­tor Zach Gil­ford is 37. Rock mu­si­cian Joe Guese (The Click Five) is 37. Ac­tor Jonathan Osser is 30. Ac­tor-singer Grant Gustin is 29.

Thought for to­day: “Dig­nity is like a per­fume; those who use it are scarcely con­scious of it.” — Queen Christina of Swe­den (1626-89).

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