This Week In History
January 11 - In 1908, the Grand Canyon National Monument was created by President Theodore Roosevelt.
January 12 - In 2010, a catastrophic earthquake struck Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and destroying much of the capital, Port-au-Prince.
January 13 - In 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, D.C.
January 14 - In 1943, President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill opened a wartime conference in Casablanca.
January 15 - In 1967, the first Super Bowl was played as the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeated the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League, 35-10.
January 16 - In 1991, the White House announced the start of Operation Desert Storm to drive Iraqi forces out of Kuwait.