On Jan. 29, 1995, Steve Young throws for 325 yards and six touchdowns to help the 49ers beat the Chargers 49-26 in Super Bowl XXIX.
On Jan. 23, 2005, Donovan McNabb throws two short touchdown passes to Chad Lewis to help the Eagles beat the Falcons 27-10 in the NFC championship game.
With Joe Flacco and Colin Kaepernick, this will be the first time that both quarterbacks will be making their Super Bowl debut since February 2007 when it was Peyton Manning (Colts) and Rex Grossman (Bears).
The 49ers' victory at Atlanta marks the third consecutive season in which the road team wins the NFC championship game (Packers at Chicago in 2011, Giants at San Francisco in 2012).
On Jan. 18, 1976, Terry Bradshaw throws two touchdown passes, including a 64-yarder to Lynn Swann, to lead the Steelers to a 21-17 win against the Cowboys in Super Bowl X.
On Jan. 17, 1999, the Falcons reach the Super Bowl for the first time after erasing a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter and beating the Vikings 30-27 in overtime at the Metrodome.
On Jan. 16, 1983, Tony Nathan gains 83 yards rushing and 55 yards receiving while also completing a pass for 20 yards to help the Dolphins beat the Chargers 34-13 in an AFC divisional playoff game.
On Jan. 15, 2000, the Jaguars beat the Dolphins 62-7 in the AFC divisional playoffs. It is Dan Marino's last game before retiring.
On Jan. 14, 2001, the Ravens hold the Raiders to 24 rushing yards and generate five turnovers to win the AFC championship game in Oakland 16-3.
On Jan. 11, 1986, John Elway leads the Broncos 98 yards for a touchdown on The Drive to force overtime in the AFC championship game at Cleveland. Denver wins 23-20.
It's more than just trivia. It's good knowledge, to put a twist on an old Socrates line.