1974: The Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, weakened by the Yom Kippur War conducted against Egypt and Syria in October 1973, resigned in the Knesset.
1713: The congrès d'Utrecht, opened on January 29, ends with the signing of several treaties that put an end to the War of Succession in Spain. France, England, Spain, Holland, Prussia, Savoy and Portugal recognize the grandson of Louis XIV, Philippe d'Anjou, king of Spain.
1814: By the Treaty of Fontainebleau, Napoleon abdicates unconditionally and is exiled to the island of Elba.
65: By order of Nero, the tragedian Seneca kills himself.