January 14 in Pop Culture History

14January 14 in Pop Culture History
1690 – The Clarinet was invented in Nurnberg, Germany

1794 – Elizabeth Hog Bennett became the first woman in the US to successfully give birth to a child by a Cesarean section. Her husband, Dr. Jesse Bennett performed the operation.

1878 – U.S. Supreme Court rules that race separation on trains is unconstitutional

1914 – Henry Ford opened his assembly-line Model-T factory

1952 – NBC’s ‘Today Show’ debuted.

1954 – NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio married actress Marilyn Monroe.

1954 – The Hudson Motor Car Company merged with Nash-Kelvinator Corporation forming the American Motors Corporation.

1967 – The Summer of Love took place, starting at San Francisco’s ‘The Human Be-In.’

1972 – NBC’s ‘Sanford and Son’ debuted, with host Dave Garroway.

1973 – The Miami Dolphins complete the first undefeated season by winning Superbowl VII.

1973 – Elvis Presley’s Aloha From Hawaii Special, was seen by over 1 billion viewers. Since it was on the same day as Superbowl VII, it was shown later (April 3, 1973) in the US

1978 – Fantasy Island premiered on CBS

1981 – FCC ends limitation on TV commercials.

1990 – ‘The Simpsons’ premiered on Fox.

2000 – My Dog Skip debuted in theaters.

2005 – Coach Carter & Elektra debuted in theaters.

2011 – The Green Hornet debuted in theaters.

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