History Blog

October 28 #History

Happy Birthday Joan Plowright–83 Charlie Daniels–76 Jane Alexander(Jane Quigley)–73 William Bruce Jenner–63 Telma Hopkins–64 Annie Potts–60 Bill Gates(William Gates III)–57 Julia Roberts–45 Brad Paisley–40 Joaquin Phoenix(Joaquin Rafael Bottom)–38 ; 1636 – A vote of the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony establishes the first college in what would become later known as Harvard University ; 1886 – the Statue of Liberty, a gift from the people of France, was dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.