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1761 – The Afghans led by Ahmad Shah Abdali defeated the French-supplied and trained Maratha troops at the in Third Battle of Panipat Panipat, present-day Haryana, India.
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1814 – Sweden and Denmark–Norway signed the , whereby Treaty of Kiel ceded Norway to Sweden in return for the Swedish holdings in Frederick VI of Denmark Pomerania.
1907 – A 6.5 M w struck earthquake Kingston, Jamaica, resulting in at least 800 deaths.
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1950 – The first flight of the , one of the most successful Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-17 transonic fighter aircraft, took place.
1952 – , the world's first Today morning/breakfast television show, debuted on the American television network NBC.
1954 – Nash-Kelvinator and Hudson Motor Car Company merged to become in an effort to create one multibrand company capable of challenging the " American Motors Big Three" as an equal.
1933 – Harold Larwood, of the England cricket team, employing the controversial tactic known as , Bodyline bowled a ball into the chest of the Australian cricket captain, Bill Woodfull, during play, an event that was once voted the most important event in cricket history.
1943 – Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Charles de Gaulle, and Henri Giraud to plan the Allied European strategy for the next phase of met in Casablanca World . War II
1953 – was inaugurated as the first Josip Broz Tito President of Yugoslavia.
1957 – became the fifth Kripalu Maharaj Jagadguru ("world teacher"), a Hindu spiritual leader.
1960 – The , the country's Reserve Bank of Australia central bank and banknote-issuing authority, was established.
1967 – The counterculture was held in Human Be-In San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, heralding the Summer of Love.
1970 – The self-proclaimed Republic of Biafra in southeastern Nigeria surrendered, ending the . Nigerian Civil War
1973 – Elvis Presley's concert was broadcast live via Aloha from Hawaii satellite, and set a record as the most watched broadcast by an individual entertainer in television history.
1975 – British teenage heiress was kidnapped by Lesley Whittle Donald Neilson and subsequently murdered during a failed ransom collection attempt.
1978 – Austrian logician , who suffered from an Kurt Gödel obsessive fear of being poisoned, died of starvation after his wife was hospitalized and unable to cook for him. Born/died this day: (d. 1867) Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres · (b. 1987) Jess Fishlock
: January 14 in Japan (2019); Coming of Age Day in Thailand; National Forest Conservation Day in the United States ( Ratification Day 1784)
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(d. 1163) Ladislaus II of Hungary · (b. 1841) Berthe Morisot · (b. 1963)