spotlight Today in history: Jan. 14 Jan 14, 2020 Jan 14, 2020 0 Major events that happened around the world on this day in history. 1914: Ford Motor Co. 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. AP 1943: Casablanca conference In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and French General Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime conference in Casablanca. ASSOCIATED PRESS 1954: Marilyn Monroe & Joe DiMaggio In 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were married at San Francisco City Hall. (The marriage lasted about nine months.) Associated Press 1963: George Wallace In 1963, George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with the pledge, "Segregation forever!" — a view Wallace later repudiated. AP 1964: Jacqueline Kennedy In 1964, former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy, in a brief televised address, thanked Americans for their condolences and messages of support following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, nearly two months earlier. J Walter Green 1968: Super Bowl II In 1968, the Green Bay Packers of the NFL defeated the AFL's Oakland Raiders, 33-14, in the second AFL-NFL World Championship game (now referred to as Super Bowl II). AP 1969: USS Enterprise In 1969, 27 people aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise, off Hawaii, were killed when a rocket warhead exploded, setting off a fire and additional explosions. 1970: Diana Ross & the Supremes In 1970, Diana Ross and the Supremes performed their last concert together, at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas. FRINGS 1975: House Un-American Activities Committee In 1975, the House Internal Security Committee (formerly the House Un-American Activities Committee) was disbanded. Anonymous 1989: Ronald Reagan In 1989, President Ronald Reagan delivered his 331st and final weekly White House radio address, telling listeners, "Believe me, Saturdays will never seem the same. I'll miss you." Susan Biddle 1994: Bill Clinton & Boris Yeltsin On Jan. 14, 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. Greg Gibson 2004: Andrew Fastow In 2004, former Enron finance chief Andrew Fastow (FAS'-tow) pleaded guilty to conspiracy as he accepted a ten-year prison sentence. (He was actually sentenced to six years and was released in Dec. 2011.) PAT SULLIVAN 2010: Barack Obama Ten years ago: President Barack Obama and the U.S. moved to take charge in earthquake-ravaged Haiti, dispatching thousands of troops along with tons of aid. Charles Dharapak 2010: Iraq electoral commission Ten years ago: Iraq's electoral commission barred 500 candidates from running in March 2010 parliamentary elections, including a prominent Sunni lawmaker, deepening sectarian divides. NADER DAOUD 2015: Charlie Hebdo Newspaper Attack Five years ago: The al-Qaida branch in Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack on the satirical Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Paris. Vadim Ghirda 2015: El Capitan Five years ago: A pair of Americans, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson, completed what had long been considered the world's most difficult rock climb, using only their hands and feet to scale the 3,000-foot Dawn Wall on El Capitan, the forbidding granite pedestal in Yosemite National Park. Ben Margot 2019: Clemson Tigers White House One year ago: Trump hosted the college football champion Clemson Tigers at the White House, serving fast-food burgers that he said he had paid for himself because of the partial government shutdown. Susan Walsh 2019: Government Shutdown One year ago: President Donald Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for several weeks while negotiations would continue over his demand for billions of dollars for a border wall. J. Scott Applewhite 2019: Los Angeles teachers One year ago: Los Angeles teachers walked off the job for the first time in three decades, pressing for higher pay and smaller class sizes. Ringo H.W. Chiu 2019: Rose McGowan One year ago: Actress Rose McGowan pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor drug charge in Virginia after cocaine was found in a wallet she had left behind at Dulles International Airport two years earlier. Evan Agostini 2019: Steve King One year ago: House Republican leaders announced that veteran GOP lawmaker Steve King of Iowa would be blocked from committee assignments for the next two years, after he lamented that white supremacy and white nationalism had become offensive terms. J. 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