Theodosius effectively founds a university in Constantinople.
German Protestants form the League of Schmalkalden to resist the power of the emperor.
The Pacific Island of New Britain is discovered.
Napoleon's Marshal Nicholas Oudinot is pushed back at Barsur-Aube by the Emperor's allied enemies shortly before his abdication.
The first Mardi-Gras celebration is held in New Orleans.
The Japanese push Russians back in Manchuria and cross the Sha River.
The forty-sixth star is added to the U.S. flag, signifying Oklahoma's admission to statehood.
The United States rejects a Soviet peace offer as propaganda.
Glacier Bay National Monument is dedicated in Alaska.
The burning down of the Reichstag building in Berlin gives the Nazis the opportunity to suspend personal liberty with increased power.
The Supreme Court outlaws sit-down strikes.
British Commandos raid a German radar station at Bruneval on the French coast.
F-84 Thunderjets raid North Korean base on Yalu River.
South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem is unharmed as two planes bomb the presidential palace in Saigon.
The Soviet Union says that 10,000 troops will remain in Cuba.
Thousands of students protest President Richard Nixon's arrival in Rome.
U.S. Supreme Court rules that a Virginia pool club can't bar residents because of color.
Coalition forces liberate Kuwait after seven months of occupation by the Iraqi army.