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 - Madame Tussaud
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1850: French-English artist Marie Tussaud, who founded the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in London, England, during the 1830s, dies in her sleep at the age of 88 in London.

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