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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 - speeding ticket
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1896: Walter Arnold of East Peckham, Kent, England, becomes the first person to be convicted of speeding. He was fined 1 shilling, plus costs, for speeding at 8 miles per hour, thus exceeding the contemporary speed limit of 2 mph.

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