On this day: April 16

Published On: Apr 15 2013 11:35:29 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 16 2016 01:00:00 AM CDT

LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.

OTD April 16 - Selena
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1971: Singer-songwriter Selena Quintanilla, who was known simply as Selena and was called "The Queen of Tejano music," is born in Lake Jackson, Texas. Selena was murdered by her fan club president at the age of 23 in 1995.

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