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Today in history: Jan. 15

Today in history: Jan. 15

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US Airways Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger ditched his Airbus 320 in the Hudson River after a flock of birds disabled both engines; all 155 people aboard survived, and more events that happened on this day in history.

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A march by civil rights demonstrators was violently broken up at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in what came to be known as “Bloody Sunday,” and mo…

In 1944, U.S. heavy bombers staged the first full-scale American raid on Berlin during World War II, and more events that happened on this day…

The movie version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “The Sound of Music,” starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, had its world p…

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The United States landed its first combat troops in South Vietnam as 3,500 Marines arrived to defend the U.S. air base at Da Nang, and more ev…

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Here are some of the notable people celebrating birthdays today, including Bryce Dallas Howard, Chris Martin, Daniel Craig, Jon Bon Jovi, Nath…

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