What happened This day in History on October 28th

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Cuba 1962 U.S.A. Cuban Missile Crisis Ends 28th October, 1962 : Cuban Missile Crisis
1. 22nd October: President Kennedy, tells Americans that missiles have been discovered in Cuba which had the potential to attack the United States with nuclear warheads.
2. 23rd / October 24th October: Strategic Air Command goes to DEFCON 2, for the only time in history. The Naval Blockade of Cuba by United States begins.
3. 27th October: The U.S. informs its NATO allies that the United States may find it necessary within a very short time in its interest and that of its fellow nations in the Western Hemisphere to take whatever military action may be necessary including invasion of Cuba.
4. October 28th : Nikita Khrushchev informed the United States that he had ordered the dismantling of Soviet missile bases in Cuba. The US informs the Soviet Union that they will not invade Cuba.

Spain 1936 Spain Civil War Oct. 28th, 1936: As the Nationalist forces approach Madrid fears that the defense forces will quickly crumble may lead to mass slaughter by the rebel fascist forces with much bloodshed. The cause of the current government may well be lost and they will be forced to move their base to Catalonia where the loyalist support is much stronger.

USA 1826 United States The Statue of Liberty Oct. 28th, : The Statue of Liberty is dedicated by Grover Cleveland on October 28th, 1886. The Statue was built in France and and funded by the French people and was shipped in 1885 to New York and placed onto Liberty Island in New York Harbor.

Italy 1922 Italy Mussolini Saturday, Oct. 28th, 1922 : King Victor Emmanuel III hands over power to Mussolini who was supported by the military.
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U.S. 1927 U.S.A. Smugglers 28th October, 1927: 150 kegs of the genuine scotch whisky described as 140% proof bearing the label of Perth Scotland has been captured in New Haven, Connecticut after being landed at smugglers cove

U.S. 1929 U.S.A. Wall Street crash ( Black Monday ) Oct. 28th, 1929 : The Monday starting the two days of the Wall Street Crash ( Often referred to as Black Monday ) , Following the crash on the 24th ( Black Thursday ) over the weekend a number of investors decided to pull out of the market on the ( Monday 13% drop ) and by the the next day ( Tuesday another 12% drop ) as word spread the number of investors attempting to sell shares sent the market into a downward spiral. Although the Wall Street Crash was not the only factor in the following decade of the Great Depression, the decisions made by government over the crash are considered to have had a major impact on how bad and how long the depression was.
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U.S. 1933 U.S.A. Diphtheria, Tuberculosis and Scarlet Fever Oct. 28th, 1933: As the number affected by poverty through the lack of work increases , the corresponding increase in disease continue with Diphtheria, Tuberculosis and scarlet fever all on the increase

U.S. 1942 U.S.A. Coffee Rationing Oct. 28th, 1942: The government has announced that the nationwide rationing of Coffee will begin on November 28th


Canada 1942 Canada Alaska Highway 28th October, 1942: The Alaska Highway (Alcan Highway) connecting the contiguous U.S. to Alaska through Canada is completed through Canada to Richardson Highway in Delta Junction, Alaska . The highway is approx 1,680 miles long starting in Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Delta Junction

Germany 1948 Germany War Crimes Oct. 28th, 1948: Nine more Germans convicted of war crimes were hanged today as the US Army continued with executions of those convicted of war crimes. The total now is 29 hanged at Landsberg prison since October 15th




U.S. 1965 U.S.A. Gateway Arch Oct. 28th, 1965 : The Gateway Arch, a 630 ft high parabola of stainless steel marking the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial on the waterfront of St. Louis, Missouri is completed
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Pakistan 2001 Pakistan Islamic Extremists 28th October, 2001 : Islamic extremist gunmen burst into a church in eastern Pakistan killing 18 people including children who were at prayer.


U.S. 2005 U.S.A. Libby Indicted Oct. 28th, 2005: I. Lewis Libby, Jr., chief of staff to U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney, resigns following indictment on five federal felony charges. He is charged with obstruction of justice, perjury to a Grand Jury, and making false statements to the FBI in the Justice Department's investigation into the Plame leak.
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India 2007 India March for land rights reaches Delhi Oct. 28th, 2007 : Tens of thousands of landless Indian farmers and tribal people reach Delhi after a three-week march of 200 miles for land rights. During the last few years as India continues progress with increased industrial production and power plants, many farmers have had land taken away for these projects and recieved nothing in return leaving them with no way of supporting families.

United Kingdom 2011 United Kingdom Women Equal in Throne Succession 28th October, 2011 : Commonwealth leaders unanimously agreed that female heirs to the throne would be equal in the rules of succession. The ruling means that sons and daughters of British monarchs will have equal claim to the throne. The previous rules, that had been in place for over three hundred years, stated that first-born sons had the right to the throne and daughters would only inherit the monarchy had no sons been born or survived. They also agreed to lift the ban that stated British monarchs could not marry Roman Catholics.

Nigeria
2012 Nigeria Suicide Bomb Attack Against Church

Oct. 28th, 2012 : A truck carrying explosives drove into a Catholic church in Kaduna, Nigeria killing seven and injuring more. While no group claimed the attack it was believed that it could have been by the Boko Haram Islamic militant group that has targeted the city before.



Russia
2013 Russia Putin Welcomes Gay Athletes

28th October, 2013 : Russian president Vladimir Putin has declared the gay athletes would be welcome at the upcoming Winter Olympics to be held in the Russian city of Sochi. The country had come under criticism for passing several anti-gay laws including one that banned "gay propaganda" and many gay rights groups feared that it would not be a safe place for gay athletes at the Olympics.