Marie Antoinette loses her head, the Cuban Missile Crisis begins, Baby Jessica is pulled from the well, and the Million Man March takes over Washington, D.C., all on this day.
1854: Writer and poet Oscar Wilde, who became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s, is born in Dublin, Ireland. Among his most popular works are "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and "The Importance of Being Earnest."
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