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 - NFL All-Star game
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Pro Football Hall of Fame

1939: The first "Pro All-Star Game," featuring the 1938 NFL champion New York Giants taking on a team of NFL all-stars as well as three players from the Hollywood Stars and Los Angeles Bulldogs, who were not members of the league, is played at Los Angeles's Wrigley Field. The Giants win the game 13-10.

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