Pete Rose came home | Enquirer historic front pages from Aug. 16

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Take a look back at history through the front pages of The Cincinnati Enquirer. Every day we look at 10 pages that show the local, national and international headlines.

Today’s pages cover news reported in The Enquirer on August 16 in years ranging from 1953 to 2017. Headlines include Pete Rose returning to the Reds as player-manager in 1984, Russians declaring they would reach the moon and Venus by 1980 and the legendary Woodstock music festival in 1969.

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Aug. 16, 1953

16 Aug 1953, Sun The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1961

16 Aug 1961, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1962

16 Aug 1962, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1965

16 Aug 1965, Mon The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1969

16 Aug 1969, Sat The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1971

16 Aug 1971, Mon The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1980

16 Aug 1980, Sat The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1984

16 Aug 1984, Thu The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 1997

16 Aug 1997, Sat The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

Aug. 16, 2017

16 Aug 2017, Wed The Cincinnati Enquirer (Cincinnati, Ohio) Newspapers.com

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