The 79th Annual Golden Globes awards occurred privately, and results were shared on the Golden Globes social media.
Five minutes after take-off, Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 crashed north of Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 62 passengers.
Steve Jobs announced Apple’s very first smartphone, the iPhone 1.
Michael Jackson accepted the Artist of the Century award in Los Angeles at the American Music Awards.
Apple announced iTunes at the Macworld Expo in San Francisco.
NASA’s Columbia Space Shuttle launched from the Kennedy Space Center on mission STS-32.
During WWI, The Battle of Gallipoli concluded with an Ottoman Empire victory when the last Allied forces were evacuated from the Peninsula.
The French Academy of Science announced the first-ever photograph.
The first-ever all-female golf tournament was held.
Income tax was introduced in the UK so that prime minister William Pitt could collect funds to beat Napoleon.
Jean Pierre Blanchard flew the first hot air balloon in the US.
Connecticut became the 5th state to join the United States of America.
France declared war on Spain, leading to the War of the Quadruple Alliance that lasted two years.
Christopher Columbus sighted manatees for the first time ever.
During the Black Death persecutions, 700 Jews were burned alive in their own homes in Basel, Netherlands.