St Knut's Day
Traditional day in Scandinavia when Christmas trees are taken down and the candies and cookies that decorated the tree are eaten.
The death of Edmund Spenser, English poet (The Faerie Queene) in London, aged 46.
Entertainer Sophie "Last of the Red-Hot Mammas" Tucker born somewhere in Csarist Russia.
Armenian mystic George Gurdjieff born in Alexandropol, Russia.
The first radio broadcast takes place with a live performance of the opera Pagliacci from the Metropolitan Opera House in New York.
Dancer and choreographer Gwen Verdon born in Culver City California.
French cartoonist Cabu born in Châlons-en-Champagne, France
Irish writer James Joyce (Ulysses) passes away in Zurich, Switzerland following surgery.
He was 58 years old.
Wham-O Company produces the first Frisbee.
TV comedian Ernie Kovacs is killed in a car crash in West Los Angeles.
The Beatles release I Wanna Hold Your Hand in the US.
Singer Johnny Cash performs live Folsom State prison in California.
The performance will produce the hit album At Folsom Prison.
Super Bowl VIII - Dolphins beat the Vikings 24-7 in Houston in Rice Stadium.