MSN - AP World MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. Sun, 04 Jun 2023 08:03:45 +0000 Today in History for January 31st 6fefff62435f473e9dd935fa1c403ef7 Tue, 31 Jan 2023 00:06:42 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:1. See ScriptSTORYLINE: January 31, 1958:America enters the Space Age, successfully launching its first satellite into orbit:  Explorer One.It happens just months after the Soviet Union launches Sputnik --- the very first satellite into orbit.2001:  A Libyan intelligence officer is convicted of murder and gets life in prison for the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 in Lockerbie, Scotland.That's the verdict from a Scottish court convened in The Netherlands.  The court acquits a second Libyan in the 1988 bombing, which killed 270 people.1945:Private Eddie Slovik becomes the first U.S. soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion.Slovik is shot by an American firing squad in France during the final months of World War Two in Europe.1923:  Norman Mailer --- one of the great American authors in the years after World War Two --- is born in Long Branch, New Jersey.And, 1797:Composer Franz Schubert is born in Vienna, Austria.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Today in History for January 31st