A FASHION ICON WAS BORN
On October 28, 1858: R. H. Macy & Co. opened on Sixth Avenue between 13th and 14th Streets. The sales on the company’s first day of business was $11.08 (equivalent to $298.42 today). Happy anniversary, Macy’s!
SWEET HARBOR OF LIBERTY
On October 28, 1886: President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.
BORN ON THIS DAY: NATINA REED
On October 28, 1979: Natina Reed, member of R&B trio Blaque, was born in New York City. Reed died tragically last year in the midst of creating the new Blaque album.
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