The Daily News | January 14

Edmund Halley, English astronomer and mathematician, died, 1742
British pound hit $1.11, 1985
Humphrey DeForest Bogart, actor (“Maltese Falcon”), died, 1957
Treaty of Paris ratified, 1784
First docking of two manned spacecraft (Soyuz 4 and Soyuz 5), 1969
“Today” show first aired, 1952
Eli Whitney received a US government contract for 10,000 muskets, 1799
The Human Be-In (San Fransisco), 1967
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (a.k.a. Lewis Carroll Dodgson), author, died, 1898
Joe DiMaggio married Marilyn Monroe, 1954
George and Ira Gershwin’s “Strike Up the Band” opened on Broadway, 1930
Explosions on USS Enterprise (10 killed), 1969
Henry Ford introduced the “assembly line” (Model-T each 90 minutes), 1914
“Great Freeze” (lasted until March 22nd) England, 1205
National Society for the Legalization of Euthanasia formed (New York City), 1938
Diana Ross made her farewell appearance with The Supremes, 1970