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

High­lights in his­tory

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

• In 1898, au­thor Charles Lutwidge Dodg­son — bet­ter known as "Al­ice in Won­der­land" cre­ator Lewis Car­roll — died in Eng­land at 65.

• In 1943, Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, British Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill and French Gen­eral Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime con­fer­ence in Casablanca. • In 1967, the 1960s "Sum­mer of Love" unof­fi­cially be­gan with a "Hu­man Be-in" in­volv­ing tens of thou­sands of young peo­ple who gath­ered at Golden Gate Park in San Fran­cisco.

• 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 a pact to dis­man­tle the nu­clear arse­nal of Ukraine.


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