Today in History for October 16th

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Highlights of this day in history: John Brown raids Harper's Ferry; France's Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile's ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; 'Baby Jessica' rescued; Novelist James Michener dies. (Oct. 16)
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James A. Michener

20th-century American author

Augusto Pinochet

Former dictator of the republic of Chile

Marie Antoinette

Last Queen of France prior to the French Revolution

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Town in West Virginia, United States

John Brown (abolitionist)

American abolitionist


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