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 - Antarctica
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1820: A Russian expedition led by Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen and Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev discovers the Antarctic mainland at a point with coordinates 69º21'28"S 2º14'50"W and witnesses ice-fields there.

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