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TODAY IN HISTORY - OCTOBER 28


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• 1492 – Christopher Columbus discovered Cuba on his first voyage to the New World.

• 1538 – The first university in the New World (in present-day Dominican Republic), the Universidad Santo Tom├ís de Aquino, is established.

• 1867 – Birth Day Of Sister Nivedita, was a Scots-Irish social worker, author, teacher and a disciple of Swami Vivekananda (Death : 1911)

• 1899 – Death Date Of Ottmar Mergenthaler, German-American engineer, invented the Linotype machine (Birth : 1854)

• 1904 – Panama and Uruguay establish diplomatic links.

• 1928 – Declaration of the Youth Pledge in Indonesia, the first time Indonesia Raya, now the national anthem, was sung.

• 1960 – Birthday Of Landon Curt Noll, American computer scientist and mathematician

• 2009 – NASA successfully launches the Ares I-X mission, the only rocket launch for its later-cancelled Constellation program.






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