Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history:

1801 – John Marshall is appointed the Chief Justice of the United States (More info)

1920 – The American Civil Liberties Union is founded (More info)

1961 – John Fitzgerald Kennedy is inaugurated as the 35th president of the United States (More info)

1964 – The Beatles release their first album in the United States, ‘Meet the Beatles!’ (More info)

1981 – Iran releases 52 American hostages minutes after Ronald Reagan is inaugurated, ending the 444-day Iran Hostage Crisis (More info)