On this day: January 14

Published On: Jan 11 2013 01:12:46 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 14 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD January 14 - Anais Nin
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1977: French author Anaïs Nin, remembered for her published journals and hailed by many critics as one of the finest writers of female erotica, dies of cancer at the age of 73 in Los Angeles. A great deal of her work, including "Delta of Venus" and "Little Birds," was published posthumously.

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