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On this day: October 16

Published On: Oct 15 2012 11:02:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Marie Antoinette loses her head, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins, Baby Jessica is pulled from the well, and the Million Man March takes over Washington, D.C., all on this day.

OTD October 16 - Augusto Pinochet
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1998: Former Chilean dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet is arrested in London on a warrant from Spain requesting his extradition on murder charges. He would eventually be released in March 2000 on medical grounds without facing trial and return to Chile.

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