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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 - R Budd Dwyer
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1987: Pennsylvania politician R. Budd Dwyer, set to be sentenced on bribery charges the following day, shoots and kills himself during a televised press conference, leading to debates on boundaries in journalism.

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