THIS DAY IN #HISTORY 1401


This day in #history 1414
JANUARY 14TH
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1539 – Spain annexes Cuba .

1783 – Congress ratifies peace treaty between US
& Britain

1784 – Revolutionary War ends ; Congress ratifies Treaty of Paris

2004 – The national flag of Georgia, the so -called
“five cross flag “, was restored to official use after
a hiatus of some 500 years.

2012 – Ma Ying -jeou wins re-election as
President of the Republic of China with 51% of the vote

FAMOUS BIRTHDAYS

1941 – [Dorothy] Faye Dunaway , Bascom Fl , actress (Chinatown, Bonnie & Clyde )
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1968 – LL Cool J , [James Todd Smith], St Albans NY , rapper (Bigger & Deffer
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1994 – Samir Patel, American spelling bee winner

FAMOUS DEATHS

1898 – Lewis Carroll, writer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 65

1976 – Abdul Razak bin Hussain, premier of
Malaysia (1970 -77 ), dies at 53

1977 – Peter Finch, actor ( Network, Nun’s Story ,
Judith), dies at 60

1984 – Ray Kroc, founder of McDonalds / owner San Diego Padres, dies at 81
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2008 – Judah Folkman, Surgeon that developed
Angiogenesis (b . 1933)

FAMOUS WEDDING

1954 – NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress
Marilyn Monroe ( 27) in her 2 nd marraige at San
Francisco City Hall

2006 – Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne
Scott for the 2 nd time

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