January 8, 1918
On this day, President Woodrow Wilson delivers his “Fourteen Points” speech to Congress, laying the groundwork for the League of Nations in the wake of WWI.
January 11, 1915
The U.S. House of Representatives, then an all-male tribunal, rejects a proposal to grant women suffrage in a 204-178 vote.
January 14, 1954
Marilyn Monroe, born Norma Jean Baker and 28 years old at the time, marries baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.