Saturday, October 28, 2023

History for October 28

History for October 28 -
Charlie Daniels 1936 - Singer (Charlie Daniels Band)
  • 1636 - Harvard College was founded in Massachusetts. The original name was Court of Massachusetts Bay Colony. It was the first school of higher education in America.
  • 1793 - Eli Whitney applied for a patent for his cotton gin.
  • 1886 - The Statue of Liberty was dedicated in New York Harbor by U.S. President Cleveland. The statue weighs 225 tons and is 152 feet tall. It was originally known as "Liberty Enlightening the World."
  • 1904 - The St. Louis Police Department became the first to use fingerprinting.
  • 1965 - The Gateway Arch along the waterfront in St. Louis, MO, was completed.

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