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Today in History for October 16th

USATODAY.com Friday, 16 October 2020 ()
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)
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James A. Michener James A. Michener 20th-century American author


Augusto Pinochet Augusto Pinochet Former dictator of the republic of Chile


Marie Antoinette Marie Antoinette Last Queen of France prior to the French Revolution


Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Harpers Ferry, West Virginia Town in West Virginia, United States


John Brown (abolitionist) John Brown (abolitionist) American abolitionist


Pope John Paul II Pope John Paul II 264th pope and saint of the Catholic Church

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New Pope John Paul II sculpture unveiled in Warsaw

The sculpture, titled "Poisoned Source", shows the Polish pope holding a meteorite high over a pool of red water representing blood.View on euronews

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Chile Chile Country in South America

Chile's choice: Out with the old, in with the new?

After a year of often violent protests, Chileans get to decide whether they want a new constitution.
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Chile referendum fears: Protests against redrafting constitution [Video]

Chile referendum fears: Protests against redrafting constitution

Hundreds of Chileans have been campaigning every Saturday.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 03:11Published
Chile referendum: Will Chileans opt for a new constitution? [Video]

Chile referendum: Will Chileans opt for a new constitution?

What other countries can learn from Chile's constitutional referendum.

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Clashes erupt during protests anniversary in Chile [Video]

Clashes erupt during protests anniversary in Chile

Clashes erupted between some protesters and police as thousands of people on Sunday demonstrated in Santiago to mark the anniversary of the movement that led to massive protests in 2019.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)    Duration: 00:50Published

Riots, looting and churches burned as Chile anniversary rallies turn violent

Tens of thousands of Chileans gathered in the central square of Santiago to mark the one-year anniversary of mass protests that left more than 30 dead and..
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