On this day: January 16

Published On: Jan 15 2013 04:39:04 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 16 2015 01:00:00 AM CST

"Don Quixote" is first published, Prohibition is ratified and goes into effect, Hitler moves underground, and the space shuttle Columbia takes off for the last time, all on this day.

OTD January 16 - Paul McCartney
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1980: Paul McCartney is jailed in Tokyo for possession of a half pound of marijuana. He would end up spending 10 days behind bars before being kicked out of the country by Japanese authorities and forced to cancel an 11-concert Wings tour of the country.

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