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5 Fun Facts About January 14 In Florida History

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1. In 1914, the municipality of Miami officially became a city. The city was incorporated with a population of just over 10,000 people, and it would go on to become a major cultural and economic hub for the state of Florida.

2. On January 14, 2005, NASA launched the Deep Impact spacecraft, which was designed to study and photograph a comet. The spacecraft successfully reached its target in July 2005 and captured stunning images of the comet's surface.

3. In 1970, the Miami Dolphins won their first-ever playoff game, defeating the Oakland Raiders 21-14. The victory marked a major milestone for the team, which would go on to win two consecutive Super Bowls in the coming years.

4. On January 14, 1909, the Florida East Coast Railway completed the extension of its line from Miami to Key West. The railway was a major engineering feat, with over 150 miles of track and dozens of bridges and trestles spanning the Florida Keys.

5. In 1997, a record-breaking cold snap hit Florida, with temperatures dropping below freezing in many parts of the state. The cold weather caused widespread damage to crops and property, and led to the deaths of several people due to hypothermia.
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