January 14th

2011
Tunisian president Ben Ali, flees to Saudi Arabia after popular protests known as the Jasmine Revolution.
Tunisian Revolution
2008
Republican Bobby Jindal, the first elected Indian-American governor in the United States, took office in Louisiana.
Bobby Jindal
2005
Army Specialist Charles Graner Jr., the reputed ringleader of a band of rogue guards at the Abu Ghraib prison, was convicted at Fort Hood, Texas, of abusing Iraqi detainees. (He was later sentenced to 10 years in prison.).
2004
Former Enron finance chief Andrew Fastow pleaded guilty to conspiracy as he accepted a 10-year prison sentence.
Andrew Fastow
1994
President Bill Clinton and Russian President Boris Yeltsin signed accords in Moscow to stop aiming missiles at any nation and to dismantle the nuclear arsenal of Ukraine.
Russia–United States relations
1993
Late-night TV talk show host David Letterman announced he was moving from NBC to CBS.
David Letterman
1990
The Simpsons premiered on television.
The Simpsons
1973
The Miami Dolphins became the first NFL team to go undefeated and have a perfect season by beating the Washington Redskins in Super Bowl VII.
1972 Miami Dolphins season
1970
Diana Ross and the Supremes performed their last concert together, at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.
Farewell (The Supremes album)
1967
The Summer of Love is launched with the Human Be-In. San Francisco was the epicenter of the Hippie Revolution, which soon influenced cultures around the world.
Summer of Love
1963
George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with a pledge of 'segregation forever.'.
George Wallace's 1963 Inaugural Address
1954
Baseball player Joe Dimaggio and actress Marilyn Monroe were married at San Francisco City Hall.
Joe DiMaggio
1953
Tito becomes President of Yugoslavia. The authoritarian leader became a unifying symbol in his country and is still known by many today.
Josip Broz Tito
1952
NBC's 'Today' show premiered.
Today (U.S. TV program)
1943
Churchill, Roosevelt and de Gaulle meet in Casablanca to discuss their WWII strategy. During the secret Casablanca Conference, the leaders agreed that the allied forces would accept nothing less than the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.
Casablanca Conference
1914
Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for the Model T.
Ford Model T
1898
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who wrote 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' under the pen name Lewis Carroll, died in Guildford, England, at age 65.
Lewis Carroll
1784
US Revolutionary War ends with the US Congress of the Confederation ratifying the Treaty of Paris.
Treaty of Paris (1783)
1641
United East Indian Company conquers city of Malacca, 7,000 killed.
Dutch East India Company in Indonesia
1639
The first constitution of Connecticut, Fundamental Orders, was adopted.
Fundamental Orders of Connecticut
1559
Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England. “The Virgin Queen” was the daughter of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII.
Elizabeth I of England
1526
Charles V and Francis I sign the Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy and Flanders.
Italian War of 1521–26