On this day: October 28

Published: Oct 11 2013 01:52:05 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 28 2014 02:00:00 AM EDT

Harvard is founded, the Statue of Liberty is dedicated, Ernest Hemingway wins a Nobel Prize, the Cuban missile crisis ends, and the Gateway Arch is completed, all on this day.

OTD October 28 - James MacArthur
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2010: Actor James MacArthur, best known for the role of Danny "Danno" Williams on the original "Hawaii Five-O" television series, dies of natural causes at age 72 in Jacksonville, Florida. He's seen here in a 1968 publicity photo from the show.

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