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OCTOBER 28

1921 Arturo "Chico" O'Farrill (Cuban-American Jazz Musician) Cuban Performing Artists Jazz Latin-American Performing Artists Internet Movie Database African American Registry
1937 Lenny Wilkens (New York City-born African-American Member of the Basketball Hall of Fame) Lenny Wilkens Famous African Americans Basketball Hall of Fame
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1768 French Creole Leaders Petition for Expulsion of Louisiana's Spanish Governor Ulloa Louisiana Hispanic Heritage New Advent Catholic Encyclopedia Louisiana Secretary of State
1793 Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creeks, and Alibamons Form Alliance with the Spanish to Defend the Louisiana Territory From American Pressure Louisiana Native-American Heritage Westward Expansion Louisiana Secretary of State
1835 Texas Troops Defeat Mexicans at the Battle of Concepción Texas War Hispanic Heritage Death Texas State Historical Association
1853 The Chicago Landverein, or Land Society, Is Formed by German Immigrants - Lawyers and Preachers Are Banned from Membership German Immigrations Chicago Immigration Minnesota Historical Society
1855 Native Americans Kill 9 White Settlers Between Washington's Towns of Auburn and Kent Washington Native American Heritage Death History Link
1889 In San Francisco, Leading African Americans Organize the California Executive League to Benefit and Protect African–American Rights San Francisco, California Human Rights/Civil Rights African-American Heritage LearnCalifornia
1915 In Delaware, Machinists Strike Wilmington's Shipbuilding Pusey and Jones Company, Demanding an 8-hour Day Wilmington, Delaware Labor Job Actions Naval History World War I Delaware
1949 President Truman Swears in Eugenie Moore As First Female U.S. Ambassador (Denmark) Denmark President Truman U.S.  Government Women Historic Firsts Truman Library

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