On this day: January 28

Published On: Jan 25 2013 04:20:20 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 28 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

"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 - Katowice Trade Hall collapse
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2006: The roof of one of the buildings at the Katowice International Fair grounds in Katowice, Poland, collapses due to the weight of snow, killing 65 and injuring more than 170 others. The trade hall was hosting the 56th National Exhibition of Carrier Pigeons, with about 700 people in attendance, at the time of the collapse.

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