TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

The Morning Journal (Lorain, OH) - - NATION+WORLD -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Jan. 14, 1963

Ge­orge C. Wal­lace was sworn in as gover­nor of Alabama with the pledge, “Seg­re­ga­tion for­ever!” _ a view Wal­lace later re­pu­di­ated.

ALSO ON THIS DATE

1784

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

1898

Au­thor Charles Lutwidge Dodg­son _ bet­ter known as “Al­ice in Won­der­land” cre­ator Lewis Car­roll _ died in Guild­ford, Sur­rey, Eng­land, less than two weeks be­fore his 66th birth­day.

1943

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

1953

Josip Broz Tito was elected pres­i­dent of Yu­goslavia by the coun­try’s Par­lia­ment.

1967

The Six­ties’ “Sum­mer of Love” unof­fi­cially be­gan with a “Hu­man Be-In” in­volv­ing tens of thou­sands of young peo­ple at Golden Gate Park in San Fran­cisco.

1968

The Green Bay Pack­ers of the NFL de­feated the AFL’s Oak­land Raiders, 33-14, in the sec­ond AFL-NFL World Cham­pi­onship game.

1969

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

1970

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

1975

The House In­ter­nal Se­cu­rity Com­mit­tee was dis­banded.

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.”

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