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On this day: August 16

Published On: Aug 13 2012 11:42:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Politics get ugly on the White House lawn, Lincoln signs the Emancipation Proclamation, the Bambino and The King both die, and the Beatles find a new drummer, all on this day.

OTD August 16 - pina colada
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1954: What is widely believed to be the first piña colada is served by its creator, bartender Ramón "Monchito" Marrero Pérez, at the Caribe Hilton's Beachcomber Bar in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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