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 - Warsaw Ghetto
32 / 46
German Federal Archive/Wikimedia Commons

1940: The Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of all Jewish ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II, is established when German Governor-General Hans Frank orders Jews in Warsaw and its suburbs rounded up.

Upload Photos / Videos