1790 – The first boat designed as a lifeboat was tested on the River Tyne.
1868 – Charles Darwin’s book, Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication, was published.
1948 – Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated by Nathuram Godse.
1958 – The first two-way, moving sidewalk (1,425 feet long) was put in service at Love Field Air Terminal in Dallas, TX.
1960 – Lily Potter’s Birthday
1968 – The North Vietnamese Army and the Viet Cong began the Tet Offensive
1969 – The Beatles rooftop performance and recording for Let It Be took place at Apple Records.
1972 – British Paratroopers open fire on and kill fourteen unarmed civil rights/anti-internment marchers in Derry, Northern Ireland. It was commemorated by US with 1983’s Sunday Bloody Sunday.
1973 – KISS played their 1st show at the Coventry Club in Queens New York.
1987 – Allan Quatermain and the Lost City of Gold, Radio Days and Outrageous Fortune were released in theaters.
2007 – Microsoft released Windows Vista.
2009 Taken and The Uninvited were released in theaters.