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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
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/british-proclamation-forbids-residents-from-leaving-boston

Automotive
1992 : Leif Erickson Tunnel completes 1,593-mile I-35
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/leif-erickson-tunnel-completes-1593-mile-i-35

Civil War
1864 : The Second Battle of Fair Oaks concludes
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/second-battle-of-fair-oaks-concludes

Cold War
1962 : The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/the-cuban-missile-crisis-comes-to-an-end

Crime
1961 : Chuck Berry goes on trial for the second time
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/chuck-berry-goes-on-trial-for-the-second-time

Disaster
1999 : Cyclone intensifies near India
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/cyclone-intensifies-near-india

General Interest
1886 : Statue of Liberty dedicated
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/statue-of-liberty-dedicated
1919 : Congress enforces prohibition
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/congress-enforces-prohibition

Hollywood
1967 : Julia Roberts born
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/julia-roberts-born

Literary
1905 : George Bernard Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession is performed in New York
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/george-bernard-shaws-mrs-warrens-profession-is-performed-in-new-york

Music
1998 : President Bill Clinton signs the Digital Millennium Copyright Act into law
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/president-bill-clinton-signs-the-digital-millennium-copyright-act-into-law

Old West
1965 : Workers complete the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Missouri
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/workers-complete-the-famous-gateway-arch-in-st-louis-missouri

Presidential
1886 : Grover Cleveland dedicates Statue of Liberty
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/grover-cleveland-dedicates-statue-of-liberty

Sports
1922 : Princeton-Chicago football game is broadcast across the country
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/princeton-chicago-football-game-is-broadcast-across-the-country

Vietnam War
1962 : Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/khrushchev-orders-withdrawal-of-missiles-from-cuba
1964 : U.S. officials deny any involvement in bombing of North Vietnam.
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/us-officials-deny-any-involvement-in-bombing-of-north-vietnam
1965 : Viet Cong commandos raid U.S. airfields
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/viet-cong-commandos-raid-us-airfields

World War I
1918 : German sailors begin to mutiny
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/german-sailors-begin-to-mutiny

World War II
1940 : Italy invades Greece
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/italy-invades-greece


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