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2009: Capt. Chesley B. "Sully" Sullenberger, the pilot in command of US Airways Flight 1549, glides the Airbus A320-214 to an emergency landing in the Hudson River after striking a flock of Canada Geese shortly after takeoff from LaGuardia Airport in New York City and losing engine power. All 155 occupants safely evacuated the airliner, which was still virtually intact though partially submerged and slowly sinking, and were quickly rescued by nearby ferries and other watercraft.
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.
On Friday, the Kona community payed their respects to the well-known fishing boat captain who died after getting speared by a swordfish.
A U.S. citizen held in Egypt for his role in demonstrations in support of ousted former president Mohammed Morsi has been freed and is on his way back to the United States, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo said Saturday.
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