Historical Events for 28th October 2018

1726 – “Gulliver’s Travels” by Jonathan Swift is published by Benjamin Motte in London
1790 – New York gives up claims to Vermont for $30,000
1938 – Farewell parade of International Brigade (Barcelona)
1954 – Major league owners vote down sale of A’s to a Philadelphia syndicate
1955 – Egypt and Saudi Arabia sign defense treaty
1962 – USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
1976 – Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (NY Yankees)
1993 – Cleveland Metroparks lease Brookside Park from Cleveland for 99-years
1995 – Breeders’ Cup Horse Racing, Belmont Park; winners: Cigar, Desert Stormer, Inside Information, My Flag, Northern Spur, Ridgewood Pearl, Unbridled’s Song
2012 – Syrian ceasefire collapses and 128 people are killed in ongoing civil war violence

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