On this day: January 28

Published On: Jan 25 2013 04:20:20 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 28 2016 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 - USCGC Blackthorn
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1980: The USCGC Blackthorn collides with the tanker Capricorn while leaving Tampa Bay in Florida and capsizes, killing 23 Coast Guard crewmembers.

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