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What Happened on October 28, 1886

Historical Events


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Statue of Liberty dedicated by US President Grover Cleveland, celebrated by first confetti (ticker tape) parade in New York City

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Famous Birthdays

  • Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Georgian Bolshevik and Soviet politician, born in Ghoresha, Kutais Governorate, Russian Empire (d. 1937)
1886 Highlights

About October 28, 1886

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 134 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Scorpio