On this day: October 16

POSTED: 9:02 AM PDT October 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT October 15, 2013 

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.

OTD October 16 - Warsaw Ghetto
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German Federal Archive/Wikimedia Commons

1940: The Warsaw Ghetto, the largest of all Jewish ghettos in Nazi-occupied Europe during World War II, is established when German Governor-General Hans Frank orders Jews in Warsaw and its suburbs rounded up.

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