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Monday, October 28, 2013

October 28 - The Day in HIstory

October 28 : General Interest
1965: Gateway Arch completed

On this day in 1965, construction is completed on the Gateway Arch, a spectacular 630-foot-high parabola of stainless steel marking the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the waterfront of St. Louis, Missouri... read more

American Revolution
1775 : British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston

1992 : Leif Erickson Tunnel completes 1,593-mile I-35

Civil War
1864 : The Second Battle of Fair Oaks concludes

Cold War
1962 : The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end

1961 : Chuck Berry goes on trial for the second time

1999 : Cyclone intensifies near India

General Interest
1886 : Statue of Liberty dedicated
1919 : Congress enforces prohibition

1967 : Julia Roberts born

1905 : George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession is performed in New York

1998 : President Bill Clinton signs the Digital Millennium Copyright Act into law

Old West
1965 : Workers complete the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri

1886 : Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty

1922 : Princeton-Chicago football game is broadcast across the country

Vietnam War
1962 : Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba
1964 : U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing of North Vietnam.
1965 : Viet Cong commandos raid U.S. airfields

World War I
1918 : German sailors begin to mutiny

World War II
1940 : Italy invades Greece


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