GOOD MORNING – TODAY IS WEDNESDAY, January 14, the 14th day of 2015 with 351 to follow. Sunrise in the Boston area is @ 7:12 and sunset is @ 4:34. The moon is waning. The morning stars are stars are Jupiter, Mercury & Saturn. The evening stars are Mars, Neptune, Uranus & Venus.
ON THIS DAY IN:
1639 – The first constitution in the American colonies, the “Fundamental Orders” of Connecticut, was adopted.
1784 – The United States ratified The Treaty of Paris with England, ending the Revolutionary War.
1794 – Dr. Jesse Bennett of Virginia performed the first successful Caesarean section; the patient was his wife.
1914 – Henry Ford started his first manufacturing assembly line.
1942 – President Franklin D. Roosevelt ordered all aliens in the United States to register with the government.
1943 – United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill met at Casablanca.
1952 – NBC’s “Today” show premiered on TV.
1954 – Baseball hero Joe DiMaggio married film star Marilyn Monroe.
1963 – George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with a pledge of “segregation forever.”
1980 – Gold reached a new record price of more than $800 an ounce.