On this day: January 22

Published On: Jan 21 2013 05:48:20 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 22 2016 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 - The Crucible
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Tony Awards

1953: The Arthur Miller drama "The Crucible" opens at the Martin Beck Theatre on Broadway. Miller wrote the play, a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693, as an allegory of McCarthyism. It would win the Tony Award for Best Play later in the year.

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