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 Truman's farewell
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Harry S. Truman Library

1953: President Harry S. Truman becomes the first U.S. president to use radio and television to give his farewell address as he leaves office.

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