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On this day: January 28

Published On: Jan 25 2013 04:20:20 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 28 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

"Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.

OTD January 28 - American League
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1901: Baseball's American League is formally organized as a "major league." By the time the 1901 season began in the spring, the league would consist of the Chicago White Stockings, Boston Americans, Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia Athletics, Baltimore Orioles, Washington Senators, Cleveland Blues and Milwaukee Brewers.

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