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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1892

Eduard J Dijksterhuis, Dutch mathematician/historian (Fall and Throw)

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1892

Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)

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1893

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky conducted 1st performance of "Symphony Number Six in B minor, "Pathetique"

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1893

Otto E Huiswoud, [Frank Billings], editor-in-chief (Negro Worker)

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1893

Christopher K Ingold, English chemist

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1894

German emperor Wilhelm II fires chancellor Leo von Caprivi and premier Botho zu Eulenburg

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1896

Howard Hanson, Wahoo Nebraska, composer/conductor (Nordic)

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1897

Hercules Robinson, S Africa Commissioner (1880-89,1895-97), dies at 72

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1897

Hans Speidel, nazi chief-staff/NATO-supreme commander

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1899

C Grant B Allen, Canada, British writer (Woman Who Did), dies

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1900

After over 5 months 2nd Olympic games in Paris France, close

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1902

Elsa Lanchester, Lewisham London, actress (Bride of Frankenstien)

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1903

Evelyn A Waugh, London, author (Brideshead Revisited, Scoop)

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1904

Louis de Meester, composer

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1904

St Louis police try a new investigation method-fingerprints

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1905

Harry Broadhurst, airman

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1905

Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies

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1906

Belgian-British "Union Minstry of Haut-Katanga" begins

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1907

Edith Head, fashion designer (MGM)

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1907

Lew Parker, actor (Lou Marie-That Girl)

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1909

Francis Bacon, Ireland, painter (Study for a Pope)

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1909

Claude Bourdet, human rights activist/journalist

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1909

Adolfs Skulte, composer

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1910

Arthur Altman, songwriter

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1910

Marie Dollinger, Germany, dropped bataan in 1936 Olympic sprint

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