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On this day: January 16

Published On: Jan 15 2013 04:39:04 PM CST   Updated On: Jan 16 2014 01:00:00 AM CST

"Don Quixote" is first published, Prohibition is ratified and goes into effect, Hitler moves underground, and the space shuttle Columbia takes off for the last time, all on this day.

OTD January 16 - Osama bin Laden
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2002: The UN Security Council unanimously establishes an arms embargo and the freezing of assets of Osama bin Laden and the remaining members of the Taliban.

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