500 workers were killed by the Czar's troops in "Bloody Sunday" in St. Petersburg (on January 9 of the old Russian calendar).
Queen Victoria of England died after reigning for 63 years (the 4th longest among longest-reigning monarchs and the longest for queens).
Thornton Wilder's play Our Town first performed publicly in Princeton, N.J.
The Supreme Court legalized some abortions in Roe v. Wade.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Madeleine Albright as the first female secretary of state.
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