On this day: January 15

Published On: Jan 14 2013 05:48:11 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 15 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

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.

OTD January 15 - Harry Nilsson
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1994: Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Harry Nilsson, best known for the hit singles "Everybody's Talkin'," "Without You" and "Coconut," dies of heart failure at the age of 52 in Agoura Hills, California.

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