Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.
1997: The U.S. House of Representatives reprimands Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and orders him to pay a $300,000 penalty for claiming tax-exempt status for a college course run for political purposes. Gingrich was the first speaker of the House to be internally disciplined for ethical misconduct.
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