TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

New Haven Register (New Haven, CT) - - KICKOFF -

TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT Jan. 12, 1959

Berry Gordy Jr. founded Mo­town Records (orig­i­nally Tamla Records) in De­troit.

ON THIS DATE 1828

The United States and Mex­ico signed a Treaty of Lim­its defin­ing the bound­ary be­tween the two coun­tries to be the same as the one es­tab­lished by an 1819 treaty be­tween the U.S. and Spain.

1966

The TV se­ries “Bat­man,” star­ring Adam West and Burt Ward as the Dy­namic Duo, pre­miered on ABC, air­ing twice a week on con­sec­u­tive nights.

1971

The ground­break­ing sit­u­a­tion com­edy “All in the Fam­ily” pre­miered on CBS tele­vi­sion.

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.

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