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 - Apollo 16
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1972: Apollo 16 is launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The mission was the fifth and penultimate mission of the Apollo program to land on the moon and the first to land in the lunar highlands.

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