1. 1801: Washington, D.C. was placed under the jurisdiction of the U.S. Congress.

2. 1922: The Supreme Court of the United States upheld the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, granting women the right to vote.

3. 1933: The Reichstag, the German parliament building in Berlin, was set on fire. The Nazis used this incident as a pretext to suspend civil liberties and consolidate power.

4. 1951: The 22nd Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, limiting U.S. presidents to two terms in office.

5. 1973: The American Indian Movement (AIM) occupied Wounded Knee in South Dakota, protesting against federal policies and drawing attention to Native American rights.

6. 1991: Operation Desert Storm, the ground invasion to expel Iraqi forces from Kuwait, ended after 100 hours of combat.