On this day: October 16

POSTED: 9:02 AM PDT October 15, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT October 15, 2015 

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 - Walt Disney
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1923: Walt Disney signs a contract with M.J. Winkler to produce a series of animated cartoons known as "Alice Comedies," in which a live action little girl named Alice and an animated cat named Julius have adventures in an animated landscape. This date is considered the start of the Disney company first known as The Disney Brothers Studio.


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