"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.
1896: Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent, England, becomes the first person to be convicted of speeding. He was fined 1 shilling, plus costs, for speeding at 8 miles per hour, thus exceeding the contemporary speed limit of 2 mph.
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