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JANUARY 14

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1780 Henry Baldwin (Connecticut-born Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court) Connecticut Political and Social Leaders U.S. Supreme Court
1783 Wilson Lumpkin (Virginia-born Georgia Governor and U.S. Congressman) Virginia Political and Social Leaders Georgia Political and Social Leaders U.S. Congress University of Georgia
1892 Martin Niemöller (German Theologian, Peace Activist) German Political and Social Leaders Religious Leaders and Tehologians
1919 Giulio Andreotti (Leader of Italy's Christian Democratic Party) Italian Political and Social Leaders
1940 Julian Bond (Tennessee-born African-American Civil Rights Leader) Julian Bond American Civil Rights Movement African-American Political and Social Leaders
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Persons of Historic Significance Who Have Died on This Date
1977 Anthony Eden (Prime Minister of Great Britain) British Political Leaders
1985 Alan Shivers (Governor of Texas) Texas Political and Social Leaders Texas State Historical Association
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1814 Denmark Cedes Norway to Sweden with the Peace Treaty of Kiel Denmark Norway Sweden Historic World Documents European History Norway Royal Family
1835 Georgia's James M. Wayne Is Sworn In as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Georgia Political and Social Leaders U.S. Supreme Court University of Georgia
1858 Napoleon III Escapes Assassination Attempt France Political & Social Leaders Chambers Book of Days
1860 House Members Propose Constitutional Amendment That Will Protect Slavery Where It Already Exists U.S. Congress U.S. Constitution Slavery American Civil War History Channel
1861 Florida's U.S. Senators David Levy Yulee and Stephen F. Mallory, Are Officially Informed of Florida's Secession from the Union Florida U.S. Congress American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1864 Small Boats from the U.S.S. Roebuck Run the British Sloop Young Racer Aground North of Florida's Jupiter Inlet Great Britain Florida Naval Military History American Civil War Florida Historical Society
1869 In Alaska, Commander Richard W. Meade, in Command of the USS Saginaw, Burns Several Kake villages Kake, Alaska Naval Military History Fire Alaska Historical Society
1891 In South Dakota, Sioux Indians Give Up Their Last Resistance to Government Control and Return to Their Reservations South Dakota U.S. Government Sioux Indians History Channel
1915 South African Troops Occupy the Seaside Town of Swakopmund in German Southwest Africa (Namibia) Namibia South Africa Germany World War I History Channel
1929 Afghan King Amanullah Is Forced to Abdicate Afghanistan University of Texas Arlington (pdf)
1942 U.S. and Great Britain Agree to Have Their Leaders Work Cooperatively on Military Policy Great Britain World War II History Channel
President Roosevelt Issues Proclamation Requiring Aliens from Italy, Germany and Japan to Register with the U.S. Department of Justice Franklin Roosevelt Immigration Law & Legal Resources World War II History Channel
President Roosevelt Issues Proclamation Requiring Aliens from Italy, Germany and Japan to Register with the U.S. Department of Justice Franklin Roosevelt Immigration Law & Legal Resources World War II History Channel
1943 President Franklin Roosevelt Meets British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in Casablanca, Morocco Winston Churchill Morocco Franklin Roosevelt World War II History Channel
1953 Josip Broz Tito Was Elected President of Yugoslavia by the Country's Parliament Yugoslavia New York Times
1963 George Wallace Is Sworn in as Governor of Alabama George Wallace Politics History Channel
1969 At Pearl Harbor, a Rocket Accidentally Detonates Aboard the USS Enterprise Killing 27 People, Injuring 300 Hawaii Naval Military History Death History Channel
1980 The United Nations Denounces Soviet Presence in Afghanistan on Vote of 104-18 United Nations The Soviet Union Afghanistan History Channel
1994 President Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin Sign Nuclear Weapons Accords Boris Yeltsin President Bill Clinton Nuclear Weapons Historic World Documents New York Times
2000 United Nations Tribunal Sentences 5 Bosnian Croats to Prison for the 1993 Massacre of at Least 103 Muslims United Nations Bosnia Crime Law & Legal Resources New York Times
2011 Zine El Abidine Ben Ali Resigns After 23 Years as Tunisia's President Tunisia National Public Radio

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