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5 Fun Facts About January 28 In Wisconsin History

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1. On January 28th, 1882, the Green Bay Packers football team was established in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The team went on to become one of the most iconic professional football franchises in the United States, with a record 13 championships to their name.

2. In 1869, on January 28th, the University of Wisconsin-Madison was founded. The university is now one of the largest and most respected public research universities in the country.

3. On January 28th, 1914, the Wisconsin state legislature passed the first workers' compensation law in the United States, providing compensation to workers who were injured on the job. This landmark legislation paved the way for similar laws in other states and helped to improve the safety and well-being of workers across the nation.

4. On January 28th, 1973, Wisconsin became the first state in the country to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the United States Constitution. The ERA would have guaranteed equal rights for women under the law, but fell short of ratification by the necessary number of states before the deadline.

5. January 28th, 1916 saw the birth of Jackson Browne in Heidelberg, Germany. Browne is an iconic singer-songwriter known for his politically-charged lyrics and introspective songwriting. He spent much of his childhood in California and attended high school in Fullerton before embarking on his music career.
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