On this day: January 2

Published On: Jan 01 2013 08:45:02 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 02 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
55 mph speed limit sign on rural road

The Lindbergh baby kidnapping trial begins, the Jets give Namath a record contract, Nixon lowers the nation's maximum speed limit to 55, and oil tops $100 a barrel for the first time, all on this day.