Today in History for October 16th

Highlights of this day in history: John Brown raids Harper’s Ferry; France’s Marie Antoinette beheaded; John Paul II chosen as pope; Chile’s ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet detained; ‘Baby Jessica’ rescued; Novelist James Michener dies. (Oct. 16)

Michelle Ryan

Michelle is a freelance writer educated between Kyoto and Boston, USA. She is interested in attaining a position with a fashion magazine, and hopes her collaboration with News and Writers will be a springboard for an editorial career.

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