On this day: January 22

Published On: Jan 21 2013 05:48:20 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 22 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.

OTD January 22 - Our Town
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1938: In Princeton, N.J., Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" is performed publicly for the first time. Wilder would receive the Pulitzer Prize for Drama later in the year for the work.

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