On this day: January 29

POSTED: 09:33 PM PST Jan 27, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 28, 2014 

"The Raven" is first published, baseball and football induct their first hall of fame classes, the Gulf War fighting takes to the ground, and President George W. Bush coins the phrase "Axis of Evil," all on this day.

OTD January 29 - Pro Football Hall of Fame
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1963: The Pro Football Hall of Fame inducts 17 charter members in Sammy Baugh, Bert Bell, Joseph Carr, Dutch Clark, Harold "Red" Grange, George Halas, Mel Hein, Pete Henry, Carl Hubbard, Don Hutson, Earl "Curly" Lambeau, Tim Mara, George Preston Marshall, John "Blood" McNally, Bronko Nagurski, Ernie Nevers and Jim Thorpe.

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