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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1981

NY Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games

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1981

Edward M McIntrye elected 1st black mayor of Augusta Georgia

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1982

NASA launches RCA-E

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1982

Spain's socialists win/communists lose elections

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1984

Hollis Stacy wins LPGA Nichirei Cup Team Match Golf Tournament

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1984

14th NYC Women's Marathon won by Grete Waitz in 2:29:30

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1984

15th NYC Marathon won by Orlando Pizzolato in 2:14:53

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1985

Ravi Ratnayeke takes 8-83 for Sri Lanka v Pakistan

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1986

Margaretha "Marga" Klomp‚, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74

Death
1986

KOB-AM in Albuquerque NM changes call letters to KKOB

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1986

KOB-TV in Albuquerque NM's final transmission

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1987

Andr‚ Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91

Death
1987

Woody Herman, US jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74

Death
1988

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gives $10 million to U Wash library

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1988

Jurors award $147,000 to Tacoma parishioner seduced by her minister

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1989

Oakland A's sweep SF Giants in earthquake/BART series

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1991

John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51

Death
1991

Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78

Death
1991

Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37

Death
1991

G L Vitto entertainer, dies at 69

Death
1991

Dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies

Death
1992

Lee Jang Rim predicts that today would be the end of the world!

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1992

Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57

Death
1993

Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years

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1993

Dutch Antilles govt of Liberia-Peters resigns

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