Highlights of Today in History:George Wallace is sworn in;United States ratifies a peace treaty with Britain;, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill meet; Joe DiMaggio and actress Marilyn Monroe get married;Today Show debuts.
Highlights of Today in History: Former U.S. President Richard Nixon is born, Howard Hughes identifies fake biography, Unmanned probe lands on moon, the Phantom of the Opera becomes the longest running Broadway show. (Jan Highlights of Today in History: WV mine blast; JFK declares he's running for President; Japan captures Manila, Philippines during WWII; Lindbergh baby trial; Annie closes on Broadway. (Jan. 2) Highlights of Today in History: Elvis Presley born; President Lyndon Johnson declares war on poverty; Ramzi Yousef sentenced to life in prison for first World Trade Center bombing. Physicist Stephen Hawking born. (Jan. 8) Highlights of Today in History: Benjamin Franklin is born; Soviet and Polish forces liberate Warsaw; Eisenhower gives his Farewell Address; Japan earthquake; Al Capone is born; Muhammad Ali is born.