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 This day in History - October 28
339 Historic Events for October 28
1955

Bill [William Henry] Gates, Seattle Wash, billionaire CEO (Microsoft)

Birth
1955

Egypt and Saudi-Arabia sign defense treaty

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1956

Pope Pius XII publishes encyclical Luctuosissimi eventus

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1957

Anthony J Morabito, co-owner of SF '49ers, dies while watching a game

Death
1957

Stephen Morris, English pop drummer (Joy Division-Atmosphere)

Birth
1957

WMVS TV channel 10 in Milwaukee, WI (PBS) begins broadcasting

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1958

Jay Don Blake, St George UT, PGA golfer (1991 Shearson Lehman Open)

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1958

Pete Runnels wins Comeback Player of Year (avg went from .230 to .322)

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1958

Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli, elected Pope, taking name John XXIII

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1959

Jean Genet's "Les Nigres," premieres in Paris

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1959

Egon Kornauth, composer, dies at 68

Death
1959

Buffalo Bills enter AFL

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1959

Neville Henry, rocker (Blow Monkeys-Wicked Ways)

Birth
1959

Abe Waddington, cricketer (Yorks left-arm quick, Test avg 119), dies

Death
1960

Mark Derwin, Park Forest Ill, actor (AC Mallet-Guiding Light)

Birth
1960

Robert Pukalovic, hockey defenseman (Team Slovakia 1998)

Birth
1961

"Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances

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1961

Ground broken for Municipal (Shea) Stadium for NY Mets

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1962

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

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1962

Daphne Zuniga, SF CA, actress (Jo Reynolds-Melrose Place, Spaceballs)

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1962

Bobby Tate, fictional character on Soap

Birth
1962

Peter Cantrell, cricketer (Queensland opening bat, Neth WC 1996)

Birth
1962

Pierre Froidebise, composer, dies at 48

Death
1962

Khrushchev orders withdrawal of missiles from Cuba, ending crisis

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1962

NY Giant YA Tittle passes for 7 touchdowns vs Wash Redskins (49-34)

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