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On this day: January 15

POSTED: 6:48 PM Jan 14 2013   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Jan 15 2014

Columbus heads home from the New World, Martin Luther King Jr. is born, the first Super Bowl is played, and Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger becomes a hero, all on this day.

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1493: Christopher Columbus sets sail for Spain from Hispaniola, ending his first voyage to the New World.

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