Cuba suspended from OAS

On January 22, 1962, the Organization of American States (OAS) suspended Cuba from the group, following a communist revolution in the island nation. The OAS voted to reinstate Cuba on June 3, 2009, but the Cuban government rejected the offer almost immediately.

Roe v. Wade decided

On January 22, 1973, the US Supreme Court handed down its split decision in Roe v. Wade, liberalizing abortion.



Listen to the oral arguments from the Oyez Supreme Court multimedia project at Northwestern University and read the Justices' Opinions.

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