On this day: October 16

Published On: Oct 15 2012 11:02:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT

Marie Antoinette loses her head, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins, Baby Jessica is pulled from the well, and the Million Man March takes over Washington, D.C., all on this day.

OTD October 16 - John Mayer
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1977: Singer-songwriter John Mayer, who has sold more than 14.8 million albums in the U.S. and 20 million albums worldwide and earned seven Grammys, is born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Some of his biggest hits include "Your Body Is a Wonderland," "Daughters," "Waiting on the World to Change" and "Say."

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