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 - Apollo 5
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1968: Apollo 5 lifts off carrying the first Apollo Lunar Module into space. The mission would test the Lunar Module in a space environment, in particular its descent and ascent engine systems. The module would carry astronauts to the moon on Apollo 11 in 1969.

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