This Date in History Calendar- January 28

In Crime, History, literature, media, politics, Technology, World War II on January 28, 2008 by Editor Z

Louis Brandeis becomes the first person of the Jewish fait to be appointed to the U.S Supreme Court.

Courtesy:, wikipedia, History Channel

1813: Jane Austen’s classic novel “Pride and Prejudice” is first released in the United Kingdom.

1878: The Yale Daily News becomes the first college publication in the United States printed and released on a daily basis.

1902: Wealthy Industrialist Andrew Carnegie donates $10 million which thereby forms the Carnegie Institute.

1915: The U.S Congress establishes the U.S Coastguard.

1916: U.S President Woodrow Wilson appoints Louis Brandeis to the U.S Supreme Court, making him the first ever Jewish member of the U.S Supreme Court.

1934: In the state of Vermont, a ski tow is used for the first time in recorded U.S History.

1945: During World War II, allied supplies begin arriving in the Republic of China, by way of Burma Road.

1958: In the prairie’s of Nebraska, 19 year old Charles Starkweather and his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate begin a vicious murder spree, when they slaughter Fugate’s mother, stepfather, and two year old sister.

1969:The infamous oil well blow out happens in Santa Barbara, California.

1986: As the US Challenger lifts off and heads for space it explodes killing all those onboard.

1994: In the first murder trail of Lyle Menendez, who along with his brother is accused and later convicted of murdering their parents, concludes in a mistrial.



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