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.
1962: The Derveni papyrus, Europe's oldest surviving manuscript dating to 340 B.C., is found in northern Greece.
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