The previously known District of Louisiana became the Louisiana Territory.
The Bank of England printed the first one-pound and two-pound banknotes.
The first United States Census was authorized.
John Wesley opened the first Methodist Church in the US.
Henry IV took to the throne as he was crowned the King of France.
£1 notes were circulated in Britain.
George Washington held the first Cabinet meeting in his house in Mount Vernon.
Pope Clement V performed his first Coronation, making Charles V the King of Austria.
The Battle of the Alamo began in San Antonio, Texas.
Robert Stewart ascended to the Scottish throne, marking the beginning of the House of Stewart.
The Prussian Confederation was formed.
US President George Washington signed the Postal Service Act.
Opera 'Alexander's Feast' by George Frideric Handel premiered in London.
Henry VIII, known then as Henry Tudor, established the title 'The Prince of Wales.'
Sweden changed their calendar to the Gregorian calendar, making the next day March 1 instead of February 18.
The first known British check was written for the amount of £400.
The Greek philosopher Socrates was sentenced to death for corrupting the minds of Athens's youth.
Hundreds of Jews in Strasbourg, France, were publicly burnt to death.
The city of Baghdad, Iraq, surrendered to the Mongols after a battle that saw thousands killed.
Santiago, Chile, was founded by Spanish conquistador Pedro de Valdivia.