On This Day: January 14

January 14, 2015 § Leave a comment

1898
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland under the pen name Lewis Carroll, died in Guildford, England, at age 65.

Source: The Times

A posthumous portrait of Lewis Carroll by Hubert von Herkomer, based on photographs. This painting now hangs in the Great Hall of Christ Church, Oxford. Source Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

A posthumous portrait of Lewis Carroll by Hubert von Herkomer, based on photographs. This painting now hangs in the Great Hall of Christ Church, Oxford. Source Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

1954
Marilyn Monroe married baseball legend Joe DiMaggio.

Source: infoplease.

Monroe and Joe DiMaggio when they were married in January 1954. Source: Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

Monroe and Joe DiMaggio when they were married in January 1954. Source: Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

1970
Diana Ross and the Supremes performed their last concert together, at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas.

Ross's debut solo album, Diana Ross, on Motown Records released in 1970. Source: Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

Ross’s debut solo album, Diana Ross, on Motown Records released in 1970. Source: Wikipedia. Click to enlarge.

Source: The Times

1990
The Simpsons premiered on television.

 

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