Today is the 35th day of 2014 and the 46th day of winter.
TODAY'S HISTORY: In 1789, George Washington was unanimously elected first president of the United States by the Electoral College.
In 1938, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," the first feature-length Walt Disney animated film, was released in the United States.
In 1974, the Symbionese Liberation Army, an American revolutionary group, kidnapped newspaper heiress Patty Hearst in Berkeley, Calif.
In 2004, Harvard sophomore Mark Zuckerberg launched thefacebook.com, the site that would eventually become Facebook.
TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Fernand Leger (1881-1955), artist; Charles Lindbergh (1902-1974), aviator; Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945), theologian/Holocaust victim; Rosa Parks (1913-2005), activist; Betty Friedan (1921-2006), writer/activist; George Romero (1940- ), filmmaker; Lawrence Taylor (1959- ), football player; Clint Black (1962- ), singer-songwriter; Rob Corddry (1971- ), actor/comedian; Oscar de la Hoya (1973- ), boxer; Gavin DeGraw (1977- ), singer-songwriter.
TODAY'S FACT: "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" received an honorary Academy Award in 1939 and was presented one regular-sized Oscar statuette accompanied by seven miniature ones.
TODAY'S SPORTS: In 1987, skipper Dennis Conner sailed to victory in the America's Cup yacht race, redeeming his loss in 1983, which was the first time an American had failed to win the 132-year-old event.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "We are not to simply bandage the wounds of victims beneath the wheels of injustice, we are to drive a spoke into the wheel itself." -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
TODAY'S NUMBER: 1.19 billion -- monthly active users of Facebook, as reported by the company in September 2013.
TODAY'S MOON: Between new moon (Jan. 30) and first quarter moon (Feb. 6).