Jan. 14, 2012
The World and Everything In It

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Hour B, Segment 5

The TW&E History Book

  • Jan. 15, 1919 - A large molasses tank in Boston, Mass., bursts, sending a 40-foot wave of molasses rushing through the streets. Twenty-one people died, 150 were injured.
  • Jan. 15, 1967 - The Green Bay Packers of the National Football League defeat the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League 35-10 in the first Super Bowl. Until last year, it was thought that no recording of the TV broadcast of the game existed.
  • Jan. 15, 2001 - The web-based encyclopedia Wikipedia makes its debut.
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Jan. 14, 2012