King Charles I of England is beheaded (1649)
Adolph Hitler gives his last ever public address, a radio address on the 12th anniversary of his coming to power (1945)
President Barack Obama signs a presidential memorandum launching the Middle Class Working Families Task Force to be led by Vice President Joe Biden (2009)
b: Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882), Saul Alinsky (1909), Joachim Peiper (1915), John Profumo (1915); d: Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1948)
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