Jan. 14 (UPI) -- On this date in history:
In 1794, Dr. Jesse Bennett of Edom, Va., performed the first successful Caesarean section.
In 1907, an earthquake in Kingston, Jamaica, killed more than 1,000 people.
In 1952, NBC's Today premiered. It was the program that started the morning news show format as it is now known.
In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was chosen president of Yugoslavia. He would serve until May 1980.
In 1963, George Wallace was inaugurated as the governor of Alabama, promising his followers, "Segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!"
In 1969, a series of explosions aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS Enterprise off Hawaii killed 27 men.
In 2005, a U.S. Army reservist, Spc. Charles Graner, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for abusing detainees at Iraq's infamous Abu Ghraib prison. Graner, who said he didn't regret his actions, was released from prison after 6 1/2 years.
In 2011, anti-government protesters forced the ouster of Tunisian President Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.
In 2012, a suicide bomber disguised as a policeman targeted Shiite pilgrims near the southern Iraqi city of Basra, killing at least 53 people and wounding 137.
In 2012, retired army Gen. Otto Perez Molina was sworn in as Guatemala's president.
In 2012, Taiwanese President Ma Ying Jeou was re-elected.