On this day: January 28

POSTED: 02:20 PM PST Jan 25, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 27, 2014 

"Pride and Prejudice" is first published, Elvis makes his national TV debut, "We Are the World" is recorded, and the space shuttle Challenger breaks apart after liftoff, all on this day.

OTD January 28 - Louis Brandeis
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Library of Congress

1916: Louis D. Brandeis is nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to the Supreme Court of the United States. After his Senate confirmation on June 1, 1916, following a bitter and drawn out confirmation process, he would become the high court's first Jewish member.

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