Today in History: October 16

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Today in History: October 16

October 16, 2013 Updated Oct 16, 2013 at 8:38 AM CDT

Check out the video below to find out important happenings from this day in history.

Included: 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.