On this day: January 22

POSTED: 03:48 AM PST Jan 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 21, 2016 

The Supreme Court decides Roe v. Wade, the Boeing 747 flies for the first time, Apple introduces its Macintosh computer in a Super Bowl ad, and the Unabomber pleads guilty, all on this day.

OTD January 22 - Bjorn Borg
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1983: Professional tennis player Bjorn Borg retires at the age of 26. He set a record by winning five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles between 1976 and 1980, also won six French Open singles titles in his career and is considered by many to be one of the greatest tennis players of all time.


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