TODAY IN HISTORY
On Jan. 12, 1915, the U.S. House rejected, 204-174, a proposed constitutional amendment to give women nationwide the right to vote.
In 1932, Hattie W. Caraway
became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate after initially being appointed to serve out the remainder of the term of her late husband.
In 1959, Berry Gordy Jr. founded Motown Records (originally Tamla Records) in Detroit.
In 1965, the music variety show “Hullabaloo” premiered on NBC-TV with
host-of-the-week Jack Jones.
In 1971, the groundbreaking situation comedy “All in the Family” premiered on CBS television.
In 2000, in a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Illinois v. Wardlow, gave police broad authority to stop and question people who run at the sight of an officer.