On this day: April 16

POSTED: 09:35 AM PDT Apr 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 15, 2014 

LSD's creator drops acid (accidentally) for the first time, Martin Luther King writes his "Letter from Birmingham Jail," The Rolling Stones release their debut album, and tragedy strikes Virginia Tech, all on this day.

OTD April 16 - Cold War
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Library of Congress

1947: During a speech in South Carolina, financier and presidential advisor Bernard Baruch coins the term "Cold War" to describe the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.

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