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On this day: April 16

Published On: Apr 15 2013 11:35:29 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 16 2014 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 - Wilbur Wright
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1867: Wilbur Wright, who with his brother Orville is credited with inventing the world's first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, is born in Millville, Ind.

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