By On This Day in NYC's History

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!

macys 6th ave 14th street 650x502 628x485 On This Day in NYCs History: The Statue of Liberty was Dedicated by President Cleveland
Image courtesy of Jason Cochran

SWEET HARBOR OF LIBERTY

On October 28, 1886: President Grover Cleveland dedicated the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor.

statue of liberty On This Day in NYCs History: The Statue of Liberty was Dedicated by President Cleveland
Image courtesy of TheJC.com

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.


Featured image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Leave a Reply