- 1526 Charles V & Francis I sign Treaty of Madrid, forcing Francis to give up claims to Burgundy, Italy & Flanders
- 1641 United East Indian Company conquers city of Malacca, 7,000 killed
- 1784 US Revolutionary War ends; US Congress of the Confederation ratifies the Treaty of Paris
- 1914 Henry Ford introduces an assembly line for Model T
- 2011 Ben Ali, former Tunisian president, fled the country to Saudi Arabia after popular protests (dubbed as Jasmine Revolution) requesting his departure.
Dr Jessee Bennet of Edom, Va, performs 1st successful Cesarean section operation in the US on his wife
On January 14, 1794