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 - Bonanza
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1973: After 14 seasons, the western TV series "Bonanza" airs its 430th, and final, episode. The show, which ranks as the second longest running western series behind only "Gunsmoke," centered around the Cartwright family, who live in the area near Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The show starred Lorne Greene, Pernell Roberts, Dan Blocker, Michael Landon and David Canary.


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