On this day: January 23

POSTED: 02:26 PM PST Jan 22, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 22, 2014 

The deadliest earthquake in recorded history hits China, Duke Ellington plays Carnegie Hall, North Korea captures a U.S. Navy ship, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts its first class, all on this day.

OTD January 23 - Pioneer 10
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NASA

2003: NASA receives the final, very weak signal from Pioneer 10, the robotic space probe that completed the first mission to the planet Jupiter, with the probe at a distance of 12 billion kilometers from Earth. Pioneer 10 became the first spacecraft to achieve escape velocity from the Solar System.

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