On this day: January 21

Published On: Jan 18 2013 02:57:15 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 21 2016 01:00:00 AM CST

Louis XVI is guillotined, the first nuclear-powered submarine launches, the nation catches "Saturday Night Fever," and President Reagan's second inauguration heads indoors, all on this day.

OTD January 21 - Hakeem Olajuwon
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1963: Hall of Fame basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon, who played 18 seasons in the NBA, all but one with the Houston Rockets, and led the Rockets to back-to-back championships in 1994 and 1995, is born in Lagos, Nigeria. He's seen here in 2014.

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