The weekend's bitterly cold weather has prompted closure Monday of all Jefferson County and Sisters schools, while broken pipes and flooding have prompted closure of Tumalo Community School as well.
The Library of Congress is established, spaceflight claims its first human casualty, the Unabomber kills his last victim, and South Korea clones a puppy, all on this day.
1704: The first regular newspaper in the United States, the News-Letter, is published in Boston, Mass. The newspaper was heavily subsidized by the British government and had a limited circulation.
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