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 - Super Bowl I
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1967: The first Super Bowl, then known as the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game, is played at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum with the Green Bay Packers beating the Kansas City Chiefs 35-10. Green Bay quarterback Bart Starr, who completed 16 of 23 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception, was named the first Super Bowl MVP.

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