1. 1802 - The United States Military Academy West Point is established.
2. 1912 - Lawrence Oates, ill member of Scott's South Pole expedition leaves the tent saying, "I am just going outside and may be some time."
3. 1945 - World War II: The Battle of Iwo Jima ends but small pockets of Japanese resistance persist.
1. 1751 - James Madison, 4th President of the United States
2. 1949 - Erik Estrada, Puerto Rican actor
1. 37 - Tiberius Claudius Nero Caesar, Roman Emperor