Saturday, January 14, 2012

14th of January

Today is the 14th day of the year and there are 351 days remaining.

1129 - The formal approval of the Order of the Templar at the Council of Troyes.

1784 - United States Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris with Great Britain.

1943 - Roosevelt and Churchill begin the Casablanca Conference to discuss strategy and study the next phase of the war.

1950 - The first prototype of the MiG-17 makes its maiden flight.

1973 - Elvis Presley's concert Aloha from Hawaii, is broadcast live via satellite, and sets a record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.

1978 - The English punk rock band the Sex Pistols, break up amidst their U.S. tour.

2005 - The landing of the Huygens probe on Saturn's moon, named Titan.

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