On this day: January 14

POSTED: 11:12 AM PST Jan 11, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 13, 2016 

FDR becomes the first president to fly while in office, Joltin' Joe and Marilyn Monroe elope, Bogie dies, and the Miami Dolphins cap off a perfect season, all on this day.

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1943: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first U.S. president to fly in an airplane while in office when he flies from Miami, Florida, to French Morocco to meet with British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the Casablanca Conference to discuss World War II strategy and study the next phase of the war.


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