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.
1938: In Princeton, New Jersey, Thornton Wilder's play "Our Town" is performed publicly for the first time. Wilder would receive the Pulitzer Prize for Drama later in the year for the work.
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