Tuesday, January 14, 2014

This Day In History.....

Did you know that on this day January14 all this stuff happened? And I found it all in one place at History.com. How cool is this? Need a tidbit for your current WIP? Or just want to get your creative juices flowing? Then log on and take a look. I don't know about you, but I'm adding this to my favorites because it will feed my curious mind.


American Revolution
Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris, 1784
Dodge co-founder dies, 1920
Civil War
House Committee proposes amendment to protect slavery, 1860
Cold War
United Nations vote "deplores" Soviet intervention in Afghanistan, 1980
Benedict Arnold, American traitor, born, 1741
Explosion rocks USS Enterprise, 1969
General Interest
The first colonial constitution, 1639
George Wallace inaugurated as Alabama governor, 1963
Gold prices soar, 1980
Marilyn Monroe marries Joe DiMaggio, 1954
Joseph Conrad returns to London, 1894
Diana Ross and the Supremes perform their final concert, 1970
Old West
General Miles reports on Sioux, 1891
Adams, Jefferson and Madison help to ratify the Treaty of Paris, 1784
Roosevelt ushers in Japanese-American internment, 1942
FDR becomes first president to travel by airplane on U.S. official business, 1943

Because inquiring minds want to know. Until next time,