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what is today 2014 hotpinkKENTUCKY (1/3/14) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1872 – First patent list issued by US Patent Office

1892 – Birthday – J. R. R. Tolkien, South Africa, philologist/writer (Lord of Rings)

1925 – Benito Mussolini dissolves Italian parliament/becomes dictator

1956 – Birthday – Mel Gibson, actor (Mad Max, Lethal Weapon)

1967 – Carl Wilson of the Beach Boys is indicted for draft evasion

1975 – Birthday – Danica McKellar, actress (Winnie Cooper-Wonder Years)

1981 – Birthday – Eli Manning, American football player

1987 – Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inducts first female artist Aretha Franklin

1997 – Bryant Gumbel co-hosted his final "Today" show on NBC-TV

2004 – Singer Britney Spears (22) weds childhood pal Jason Allen Alexander in Las Vegas, Nevada

2012 – Robert L. Carter, American civil rights activist and judge, dies after complications from a stroke at 94

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