1. 1825: The House of Representatives elected John Quincy Adams as the sixth President of the United States after no candidate received a majority of electoral votes in the 1824 election.

2. 1964: The Beatles made their first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show,” marking the beginning of the British Invasion in the United States.

3. 1971: The Sylmar earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley in California, causing widespread damage and killing 64 people.

4. 2020: The World Health Organization (WHO) gave the official name “COVID-19” to the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that had emerged in Wuhan, China, in late 2019.