Jan. 15, 1973: President Nixon ordered an end to the massive "Christmas bombing" of North Vietnam, as peace talks between the U.S. and Hanoi gathered momentum. A peace treaty would be announced two weeks later, bringing the war to an end.

Quote of the Day:

"War: An act of violence whose object is to constrain the enemy, to accomplish our will." — George Washington

Bonus Quote:

"We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools." — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (born on this day in 1929)

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