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What Happened on October 28, 1793

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin

Inventor of the Cotton Gin Eli Whitney
Inventor of the Cotton Gin
Eli Whitney

Famous Birthdays

  • Eliphalet Remington, American firearms manufacturer (Remington Arms Co., L.L.C.), born in Suffield, Connecticut (d. 1861)
1793 Highlights

About October 28, 1793

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 226 years, 11 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio