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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1842

Charles Boissevain, editor Dutch Algemeen Handelsblad (1885-1908)

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1846

Auguste Escoffier, king of chefs and chef of kings

Birth
1846

Pioneers suffer blizzard in Sierra Nevada; 42 die

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1852

Gerhard M Roentgen, founder Fijenoord dockyard, dies at 57

Death
1854

James P Carrell, composer, dies at 67

Death
1855

Ivan V Mitshurin, Russian botanist (new types of fruit)

Birth
1856

Franz Xavier Arens, composer

Birth
1858

Macy's Dept store opens in NYC

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1863

Battle at Wauhatchie Georgia: 865 killed or injured

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1864

Battle of Wauhatchie, TN

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1864

Battle at Fair Oaks, Virginia, ends after 1554 casualties

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1867

Maimonides College in Penns is 1st Jewish college in the US

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1869

Ram¢n M del Valle-Incl n, Spanish playwright (Corte de Amor)

Birth
1875

William Howard Glover, composer, dies at 56

Death
1876

Albert E Michotte van den Berck, Belgian psychologist

Birth
1877

Johann Herbeck, composer, dies at 45

Death
1879

Conrado del Campo y Zabaleta, composer

Birth
1882

Athletics reveal $22,000 profit in their 1st season in the Amer Assn

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1884

Miloje Milojevic, composer

Birth
1885

V Chlebnikov, writer

Birth
1886

Grigory K Ordzhonikidze, [Sergo], Russian revolutionary politician

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1886

Statue of Liberty dedicated by Pres Grover Cleveland, it is celebrated by 1st confetti (ticker tape) parade in NYC

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1890

Andres Isasi, composer

Birth
1890

Last NL-AA World Series game Bkln ties Louisville 3 games and 1 tie

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1891

Quake strikes Mino-Owari, Japan kills 7,300

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