JANUARY 28: The Daily Flashback


1878: The first daily collegiate newspaper, The Yale News, published its first issue.
1922: The National Football League franchise in Decatur transferred to Chicago, taking the name Chicago Bears.
1935: Iceland became the first country to introduce legalized abortion.
1956: Elvis Presley made his first appearance on national television on “The Dorsey Brothers Stage Show” on CBS-TV.
1965: The Who made their British TV debut, appearing on “Ready Steady Go!” to promote their single “I Can’t Explain.”
1973: “Barnaby Jones” debuted on CBS-TV.
1980: The original Ants split up with Adam.
1984: Def Jam Records released their first single: “It’s Yours” by T La Rock and Jazzy Jay.
1985: More than 40 artists united to record “We Are the World” with proceeds going toward worldwide hunger prevention.
1986: The U.S. space shuttle Challenger exploded just after take-off, killing a seven crewmembers.
1990: Aaron Neville sang the U.S. national anthem at Super Bowl XXIV in New Orleans.

1889: Artur Rubinstein
1912: Jackson Pollock
1927: Ronnie Scott
1929: Acker Bilk
1944: John Tavener
1959: Dave Sharp
1962: Sam Phillips
1968: Sarah McLachlan
1977: Joey Fatone
1980: Nick Carter
1981: Elijah Wood

2005: Jim Capaldi
2009: Billy Powell
2016: Paul Kantner and Signe Anderson

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