On this day: January 2

POSTED: 9:45 PM Jan 01 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 02 2014
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.