October 28, 2013 in History


Scientists in the Australian state of Queensland discover three previously unknown species in a rainforest located in Cape York Peninsula: a leaf-tailed gecko, a golden-colored skink, and a boulder-dwelling frog

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1965 630 foot high Gateway Arch completed in St. Louis
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1858 Macy's Department store opens in New York City
1793 Eli Whitney applies for a patent on cotton gin
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