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Today is Tuesday, Jan. 14, the 14th day of 2020. There are 352 days left in the year.

Highlight in History

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 an accord to dismantle the nuclear arsenal of Ukraine.

Other events

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

In 1914, Ford Motor Co. greatly improved its assembly-line operation by employing an endless chain to pull each chassis along at its Highland Park, Michigan, plant.

In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.

In 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married at San Francisco City Hall. (The marriage lasted about nine months.)

Today’s Birthdays

Blues singer Clarence Carter is 84. Singer Jack Jones is 82. Actress Faye Dunaway is 79. Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Maureen Dowd is 68. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 57. Actress Emily Watson is 53. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 52. Actor Jason Bateman is 51. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 51. Retro-soul singer-songwriter Marc Broussard is 38. Actor Zach Gilford is 38. Actor-singer Grant Gustin is 30. Singer/guitarist Molly Tuttle is 27.

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