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 - John Francis Dodge
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1920: Automobile manufacturing pioneer John Francis Dodge dies of Spanish flu and pneumonia at the age of 55 in Manhattan, New York. Dodge co-founded the Dodge Brothers Company in 1900 to supply parts and assemblies for Detroit's growing auto industry and the company began making its own complete vehicles in 1915.

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