1906 (Earthquake) Coastal Ecuador
1922 (Earthquakes) Eureka, Oregon & San Francisco, California
1958 – The United States launched its first successful orbiting satellite, Explorer-I.
1961 – The United States launched a 4-year-old male chimpanzee named Ham on a Mercury-Redstone 2 rocket into test suborbital flight. Ham landed safely about 17 minutes later.
1986 – Down and Out in Beverly Hills was released in theaters.
1988 – The Wonder Years premiered on ABC
1992 – ABC Sportscaster Howard Cosell retired.
1993 – The Super Bowl which was broadcast on NBC featured Michael Jackson marking the first time there was ever a solo performer during the show.
1997 – Star Wars (Special Edition) was released in theaters.
1999 – Family Guy premiered on Fox
2004 – You Got Served debuted in theaters.