UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 33rd day of 2013 and the 44th day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1626, Charles I was crowned king of England.
In 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo was signed, ending the war between the United States and Mexico.
In 1943, the Russian victory at Stalingrad was concluded when German forces surrendered to the Soviets.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: James Joyce (1882-1941), author; George Halas (1895-1983), football coach/team owner; Elaine Stritch (1925- ), actress/comedian; Stan Getz (1927-1991), jazz musician; Farrah Fawcett (1947-2009), actress; Christie Brinkley (1954- ), model; Shakira (1977- ), singer.
TODAY'S FACT: Since the release of the popular movie "Groundhog Day" in 1993, crowds of up to 30,000 have visited Gobbler's Knob in Pennsylvania each year on Feb. 2 to see whether Punxsutawney Phil observes his shadow.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1876, the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs was established.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "If you live long enough, lots of nice things happen." -- George Halas
TODAY'S NUMBER: 100 -- times in the 126-year history of Groundhog Day ceremonies that Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow and predicted six more weeks of winter.
TODAY'S MOON: Between full moon (Jan. 26) and last quarter moon (Feb. 3).