What Happened On This Day – January 14
2005 The European Huygens space probe lands on Saturn's moon Titan
It was the first ever landing in the outer solar system.
1967 The Summer of Love is launched with the Human Be-In
San Francisco was the epicenter of the Hippie Revolution, which soon influenced cultures around the world.
1953 Tito becomes President of Yugoslavia
The authoritarian leader became a unifying symbol in his country and is still known by many today.
1943 Churchill, Roosevelt and de Gaulle meet in Casablanca to discuss their WWII strategy
During the secret Casablanca Conference, the leaders agreed that the allied forces would accept nothing less than the unconditional surrender of the Axis powers.
1559 Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England
“The Virgin Queen” was the daughter of Anne Boleyn and King Henry VIII.
Births On This Day,
1969 Dave Grohl
American singer-songwriter, musician, director
1963 Steven Soderbergh
American director, screenwriter, producer
Indian religious leader
1875 Albert Schweitzer
Alsatian physician, Nobel Prize laureate
1741 Benedict Arnold
Deaths On This Day,
2016 Alan Rickman
1977 Anthony Eden
British politician, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom
1957 Humphrey Bogart
1901 Mandell Creighton
English bishop, historian
1898 Lewis Carroll