This Day in History

January 24th in History

FDR and Churchill at Casablanca! In other news, the California Gold Rush begins, the Macintosh goes on sale, and two H-bombs drop on North Carolina. Frederick the Great, Ernest Borgnine, and John Belushi are born; Caligula, Winston Churchill, and L. Ron Hubbard die. Happy Romanian Unification Day!

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Quote of the Day

"Everything that's realistic has some sort of ugliness in it. Even a flower is ugly when it wilts, a bird when it seeks its prey, the ocean when it becomes violent."

Sharon Tate, actress and murder victim born January 24, 1943