On this day: January 14

Published On: Jan 11 2013 01:12:46 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 14 2014 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 - mig-17
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1950: The first prototype of the MiG-17 makes its maiden flight. The Russian-made subsonic fighter aircraft first saw combat in 1958 over the Straits of Taiwan and was used as an effective threat against supersonic fighters of the United States in the Vietnam War.

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