On this day: April 16

POSTED: 09:35 AM PDT Apr 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 15, 2016 

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 - Brown Sugar
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Rolling Stones Records

1971: The Rolling Stones release the single "Brown Sugar" in the United Kingdom. It was the first record on their own label, Rolling Stones Records, and would be released the following month in the United States. The song would become a No. 1 hit in the U.S. while reaching No. 2 in the UK.


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