Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 28

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, Jan. 28

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1797 Red Pole, great Shawnee Indian chief, died at Pittsburgh and was buried in Trinity churchyard.

1878 The first daily college newspaper, Yale News (now Yale Daily News), began publication in New Haven, Conn.

1930 United States Steel reported record peacetime profits of $197,531,349.

1986 The space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after liftoff from Cape Canaveral, killing all seven crew members, including schoolteacher Christa McAuliffe and 1970 Carnegie-Mellon University graduate Judith Resnick.

2017 Historian Timothy B. Tyson, the author of a book on the 1955 Emmett Till lynching case, revealed that Carolyn Bryant Donham, the woman at the center of the trial of Till's alleged (later admitted) killers, acknowledged in 2008 that she had falsely testified that Till made physical and verbal threats toward her. …

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