MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 24 Jan 2022 23:12:45 +0000 Today in History for October 16th http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/397a20eb623f4100a17b54874c656755 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) 397a20eb623f4100a17b54874c656755 Sat, 16 Oct 2021 00:11:36 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLYSHOTLIST:SOURCE - RESTRICTIONLocation - Date1. See ScriptSTORYLINE: October 16th, 1859:(AP Photos)(NAT of "John Brown's Body" by Pete Seeger)An incident which brings America closer to Civil War. Abolitionist John Brown leads a raid on a Federal arsenal in Harper's Ferry --- in what's now West Virginia --- hoping to spark a slave revolt.Brown later surrenders and is executed.1793:(AP Photos)During the French Revolution, Queen Marie Antoinette --- who is said to have told France's starving people, "Let them eat cake" --- is beheaded.1978:  (AP Archive Video / AP Photos)The Roman Catholic Church chooses its first non-Italian pope in more than 450 years.He is Polish Cardinal Karol Wojtyla (KAH-rowl voy-TEE-wah), who takes the name of John Paul the Second.1973:(AP Archive Video / AP Photos)American Henry Kissinger and North Vietnam's Le Duc Tho (lay DUCK toh) are awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.They are honored for negotiating a cease-fire in the Vietnam War.  But Le declines the award, saying he can't accept it because the Vietnamese don't have peace.1998:(AP Archive Video)In London, British police arrest Chile's former dictator, Augusto Pinochet (pee-noh-CHET')They detain him for questioning about allegations that he had murdered Spanish citizens during his years in power.Pinochet eventually returns to Chile.  But he faces investigations and court cases there until he dies eight years later.1916:(AP Photos)Margaret Sanger opens the first birth control clinic in Brooklyn, New York.She is later arrested and serves 30 days in jail after police raid the clinic.1987:(AP Photos)End of a 58-and-a-half hour drama in Midland, Texas.That's where rescuers free Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old girl trapped in an abandoned well.And, 1997:(AP Photos)Novelist James Michener (MITCH-ner) --- whose South Pacific tales inspired a Broadway musical  --- dies in Austin, Texas.Today in History, October 16th --- ___ ___, The Associated Press.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. 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) Today in History for October 16th