Today is the 19th day of 2013 and the 30th day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1783, William Pitt became the youngest prime minister in British history at age 24.
In 1966, Indira Gandhi became India's first woman prime minister.
In 1977, snow fell in Miami for the first time in recorded history.
In 2004, Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts won the Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses. Howard Dean finished third and gave an overly enthusiastic and much-maligned concession speech.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Robert E. Lee (1807-1870), Confederate general; Edgar Allan Poe (1809-1849), short-story writer/poet; Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), artist; Tippi Hedren (1930- ), actress; Janis Joplin (1943-1970), singer; Dolly Parton (1946- ), singer; Paula Deen (1947- ), TV personality; Shawn Johnson (1992- ), gymnast; Logan Lerman (1992- ), actor.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1974, the Notre Dame men's basketball team defeated UCLA, snapping the Bruins' 88-game winning streak.
TODAY'S FACT: Robert E. Lee's U.S. citizenship was posthumously reinstated by an act of Congress in 1975.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream." -- Edgar Allan Poe
TODAY'S NUMBER: 24.6 -- percentage of the population of Texas that does not have health insurance (higher than any other U.S state).
TODAY'S MOON: Between first quarter moon (Jan. 18) and full moon (Jan. 26).