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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1911

Bill Dobbie of Calgary Tigers kicks 10 singles in a game

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1912

Edgar Tinel, Flemish composer (Le chant Gr‚gorien), dies at 58

Death
1913

Peter Glenville, actor stage/screen director (Hotel Paradiso, Becket)

Birth
1914

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, founded at Howard University, incorporates

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1914

German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea

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1914

Richard Lawrence Millington Synge, British bio-chemist (Nobel 1952)

Birth
1914

Jonas Salk, NYC, medical reseacher (polio vaccine)

Birth
1914

Richard Heuberger, composer, dies at 64

Death
1915

Dody Goodman, Columbus Ohio, comedienne (Mary Hartman!, Max Duggan)

Birth
1915

Richard Strauss' Alpensymfonie, premieres in Berlin

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1915

Richard Michael Fraser, political Administrator

Birth
1916

Jessie Kesson, author

Birth
1918

Harold Sheperdson, soccer trainer

Birth
1918

Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up

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1919

Volstead Act passed by Congress, start prohibition over Wilson's veto

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1919

Bernhard Wicki, St Polten Austria, director/actor (Crime and Passion)

Birth
1919

Ted Wainwright, cricketer (Yorks stalwart, 5 Tests 1893-98), dies

Death
1921

Amsterdam's Tuschinski movie theater opens

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1921

Peggy Kirk Bell, LPGA golfer

Birth
1922

Benito Mussolini takes control of Italy's government

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1922

1st coast-to-coast radio broadcast of a football game

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1922

Hugo Verriest, Flemish writer/poet (Flemish Motion), dies

Death
1924

White Sox beat NY Giants 8-4 in Dublin, less than 20 fans attend

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1924

French-Russian trade agreement signed

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1924

Alfonso Montalva Montecino, composer

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