January 28 in history: Canada SC strikes down all anti-abortion laws, Lego designs patented and more

 | Updated: Jan 28, 2020, 02:53 PM IST

From the abolition of antiquated anti-abortion laws to the Japanese attack on Shanghai, we've got it all covered! Let's dive into today's history:


Northwestern University becomes the first chartered university in Illinois.

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Japanese forces attack Shanghai.

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The name Pakistan is coined by Choudhry Rahmat Ali Khan

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The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks.

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Supreme Court of Canada strikes down all anti-abortion laws.

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