Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, October 28

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

On This Day, October 28

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1726 The original edition of "Gulliver's Travels," a satirical novel by Jonathan Swift, was published in London.

1889 The Union Trust Co. of Pittsburgh was established in the Oil Exchange Building.

1928 A site for a new county airport, on Lebanon Church Road in West Mifflin, was chosen.

1962 Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev informed the United States that he had ordered the dismantling of missile bases in Cuba; in return, the U.S. secretly agreed to remove nuclear missiles from U.S. installations in Turkey.

1976 Assistant District Attorney Jo Ann D'Arrigo was dismissed from the courtroom by Judge Nicholas Papadakos, who refused to hear her because she was dressed in a pantsuit.

2002 American diplomat Laurence Foley was assassinated in front of his house in Amman, Jordan, in the first such attack on a U. …

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