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Old 10-27-2010, 06:13 AM
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Oct 27, 1873: Joseph Glidden applies for a patent on his barbed wire design


On this day in 1873, a De Kalb, Illinois, farmer named Joseph Glidden submits an application to the U.S. Patent Office for his clever new design for a fencing wire with sharp barbs, an invention that will forever change the face of the American West.
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today Oct 27. On this day in 1904 the first segment of the NYC subway system opened.It connected city hall with Harlem.
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October 27, 1787 -- The first of the Federalist Papers, a series of essays calling for ratification of the U.S. Constitution, was published in a New York newspaper.
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On Oct. 27, 1932, Sylvia Plath, the American poet known for an intense, confessional quality of writing, was born.
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October 27th 1916 1st published reference to "jazz" appears (Variety)
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Oct 28, 1919: Congress enforces prohibition


Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto. The Volstead Act provided for the enforcement of the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, also known as the Prohibition Amendment.
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Oct 28, 1886: Statue of Liberty dedicated

The Statue of Liberty, a gift of friendship from the people of France to the people of the United States, is dedicated in New York Harbor by President Grover Cleveland.
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October 28, 1793 -- Eli Whitney applied for a patent for the cotton gin.
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October 28th 1858 Macy's Dept store opens in NYC
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October 29, 1929 -- stock prices collapsed on the New York Stock Exchange amid panic selling. Thousands of investors were wiped out.

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