On this day: January 16

POSTED: 02:39 PM PST Jan 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PST Jan 15, 2016 

"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 - Sade
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1959: Singer Sade, the frontwoman and lead vocalist for the British group bearing her name, is born Helen Folasade Adu in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria. She is best known for songs such as "Smooth Operator," "The Sweetest Taboo" and "No Ordinary Love."


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