January 14 in History
1526January 14, 1526:
Emperor Charles V and King Francis I of France sign the Treaty of Madrid.
1900January 14, 1900:
“Tosca”, an opera written by Giacomo Puccini, debuts at the Constanzi Theatre in Rome.
1952January 14, 1952:
“The Today Show” makes its debut on NBC.
1954January 14, 1954:
Actress Marilyn Monroe gets married to baseball star Joe DiMaggio.
1960January 14, 1960:
Having been conscripted into the US Army in 1958, Elvis Presley earns a promotion to the rank of Sergeant.
1967January 14, 1967:
Sonny & Cher’s “Beat Goes On” single is released.
1970January 14, 1970:
Diana Ross and the Supremes perform at their last concert.
1978January 14, 1978:
The punk rock band, the Sex Pistols perform together at their final concert.
1987January 14, 1987:
A bomb planted on a bus in Barranquilla, Colombia causes the vehicle to explode, killing 13 people.
2011January 14, 2011:
President of Tunisia Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali steps down due to mass protests in the country against political repression and poverty.