On this day: January 15

Published On: Jan 14 2013 05:48:11 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 15 2014 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 - Margaret O'Brien
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1937: Actress Margaret O'Brien, best known for playing the character of Tootie opposite Judy Garland in 1944's "Meet Me in St. Louis," is born in San Diego, Calif. O'Brien, who won a Juvenile Oscar for her "Meet Me in St. Louis" role, also appeared as a child actress in 1940s movies such as "Journey for Margaret," "Jane Eyre," "The Canterville Ghost," "Our Vines Have Tender Grapes" and "The Secret Garden."

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