UNIVERSAL UCLICK ALMANAC
Today is the 37th day of 2013 and the 48th day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1778, representatives of the United States and France signed an alliance in Paris.
In 1788, Massachusetts ratified the U.S. Constitution and became the sixth U.S. state.
In 1952, Britain's King George VI died of cancer.
In 1998, President Bill Clinton signed a bill changing the name of Washington National Airport to Ronald Reagan National Airport.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Aaron Burr (1756-1836), politician/U.S. vice president; Babe Ruth (1895-1948), baseball player; Ronald Reagan (1911-2004), 40th U.S. president; Zsa Zsa Gabor (1917- ), actress; Francois Truffaut (1932-1984), filmmaker/critic; Tom Brokaw (1940- ), journalist/author; Bob Marley (1945-1981), musician; Axl Rose (1962- ), singer.
TODAY'S FACT: France is the most popular nation in the world among tourists, with 76.8 million travelers visiting in 2010.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1958, the Boston Red Sox signed Ted Williams for $135,000, which was then the highest salary in baseball.
TODAY'S QUOTE: " All great change in America begins at the dinner table." -- Ronald Reagan
TODAY'S NUMBER: 75.4 -- percentage of Israel's population that is Jewish.
TODAY'S MOON: Between last quarter moon (Feb. 3) and new moon (Feb. 10).