Today in History for June 16th

June 16, 2014 Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 2:08 PM EDT

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Today in History for June 16th

June 16, 2014 Updated Jun 16, 2014 at 2:08 PM EDT

Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects.

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