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ON THIS DAY
January 15
On This Day: January 15

Martin Luther King Jr.

Born: January 15, 1929
Died: April 4, 1968
Age: 39 years old
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Minister

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1961
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1974
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2001
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Jimmy Wales leads the launch of Wikipedia, an open-source online encyclopedia.
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Born On This Day
Martin Luther King Jr.
Born: January 15, 1929
Died: April 4, 1968
Age: 39 years old
Birthplace: Atlanta, GA, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist, Minister
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Charo
Born: January 15, 1951
Age: 61 years old
Birthplace: Murcia, Spain
Occupation: Comedian, Dancer, Guitarist, Singer
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Gene Krupa
Born: January 15, 1909
Died: October 16, 1973
Age: 64 years old
Birthplace: Chicago, IL, United States
Occupation: Drummer
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Died On This Day
Brad Renfro
Died: January 15, 2008
Age: 25 years old
Place: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor
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Eliza Johnson
Died: January 15, 1876
Age: 65 years old
Place: Greeneville, TN, United States
Occupation: U.S. First Lady
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Meyer Lansky
Died: January 15, 1983
Age: 80 years old
Place: Miami Beach, FL, United States
Occupation: White Collar Criminal, Organized Crime Boss
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