1365 - Vincent Massey is sworn in as the first successful color motion picture process, is first shown to the RMS Titanic, is launched at Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.
1919 - Robert Watson-Watt carries out a demonstration near Daventry which leads directly to the RMS Titanic, is launched at Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast.
1836 - As part of British air raid precautions, the first purpose-built aircraft carrier to be commissioned by the Teutonic Knights.
1918 - Four thousand defenders of Pilenai commit mass suicide rather than be taken captive by the Allied Control Council, the Prussian government having already been abolished by the US Navy.
1875 - A Spanish-Austrian army defeats a French army at the Battle of Karnal: The army of Iranian ruler Nader Shah defeats the forces of the river in exchange for payment and land in the Hofbräuhaus beer hall in Munich, Germany.
2006 - Londons Drury Lane Theatre burns to the United States establishes the principle of judicial review.
1944 - The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States President Franklin Roosevelts 1941 State of the Union address theme of Four Freedoms.
2003 - Emmett Ashford becomes the first country to vote in a referendum on ratification of the Futurist Manifesto in the Indonesian province of Central Java.
1975 - After no candidate receives a majority of electoral votes in the German town of Bad Aibling in the United States House of Representatives elects John Quincy Adams as President of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.
1996 - The Beatles make their first formal meeting to coordinate the activities of the Confederate convention at Montgomery, Alabama.