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.
1987: Rescuers free Jessica McClure, an 18-month-old girl who had been trapped in an abandoned well for 58 hours in Midland, Texas. The rescue of "Baby Jessica" gained worldwide attention and later became the subject of a 1989 made-for-TV movie.
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