On this day: January 22

POSTED: 03:48 AM PST Jan 21, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 21, 2014 

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 - Joe Paterno
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2012: Joe Paterno, the head coach of the college football Penn State Nittany Lions from 1966 to 2011, dies of complications from lung cancer at the age of 85 in State College, Pa. Although he once led all major college football coaches in career victories with 409, the NCAA vacated all of Penn State's wins from 1998 through 2011 as part of its punishment for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal, eliminating 111 of the games Paterno had coached and won. Paterno's career ended with his dismissal from the team in 2011 for his role in the scandal.

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