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This day in history

Monday, Jan. 14, is the 14th day of 2013. There are 351 days left in the year.

Today’s birthdays: Singer-songwriter Allen Toussaint is 75. Former NAACP chairman Julian Bond is 73. Actress Faye Dunaway is 72. Singer-producer T-Bone Burnett is 65. Movie writer-director Lawrence Kasdan is 64. Movie writer-director Steven Soderbergh is 50. Actress Emily Watson is 46. Rock musician Zakk Wylde (Ozzy Osbourne Band) is 46. Rapper-actor LL Cool J is 45. Actor Jason Bateman is 44. Rock singer-musician Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters) is 44.

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In 1784, the United States ratified a peace treaty with England, ending the Revolution.

In 1900, Puccini’s opera ‘‘Tosca’’ had its world premiere in Rome.

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

In 1952, NBC’s ‘‘Today’’ show premiered.

In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was elected president of Yugoslavia by the country’s Parliament.

In 1963, George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama.

In 1968, the Green Bay Packers of the NFL defeated the AFL’s Oakland Raiders, 33-14, in Super Bowl II.

In 1973, the Miami Dolphins of the AFC defeated the Washington Redskins of the NFC, 14-7, to win Super Bowl VII.

In 1993, TV talk show host David Letterman announced he was moving from NBC to CBS.

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