On this day: October 16

Published On: Oct 15 2012 11:02:35 AM CDT   Updated On: Oct 16 2016 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 - Flea
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1962: Musician Flea, the bassist for and co-founding member of the rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, is born under the birth name Michael Peter Balzary in Melbourne, Australia.

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