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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 - Bloody Sunday
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1905: Russian troops open fire on workers marching to present a petition to Tsar Nicholas II in St. Petersburg, killing more than 100 in what became known as "Bloody Sunday." Strikes and riots broke out throughout the country in outraged response to the massacre, to which Nicholas responded by promising the formation of a series of representative assemblies, or Dumas, to work toward reform. The incident would end up being one of the key events leading to the eventual Russian Revolution of 1917.

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