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 - Martin Luther King
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Library of Congress

1963: Martin Luther King Jr. pens his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" while incarcerated in Birmingham, Ala., for protesting against racial segregation by Birmingham's city government and downtown retailers.

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