February 19, 1945, at 08:59, one minute ahead of schedule, the first of an eventual 30,000 Marines of the 3rd Marine Division, the 4th Marine Division, and the new 5th Marine Division, making up the V Amphibious Corps, landed on the beach at Iwo Jima.
January 26, 18 — General Douglas MacArthur Born
January 21, 1785 — Chippewa, Delaware, Ottawa and Wyandot Indians sign the Treaty of Fort McIntosh, ceding present-day Ohio to the United States.
January 14, 1784
The United States Congress of the Confederation ratified the Treaty of Paris on January 14, 1784, ending the American Revolutionary War.
John Glenn, July 18, 1921 – December 8, 2016