Today in History – July 28

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Today in History – July 28

On July 28, 1868, Secretary of State William Seward issued a proclamation certifying without reservation that the Fourteenth Amendment was a part of the United States Constitution.  Continue reading.

One of America’s most prominent first ladies, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis was born on July 28, 1929.   Continue reading

On July 28, 1932, veterans known as the “Bonus Army”,  who had gathered in the nation’s capital to demand certain benefits for their military service during World War I, were confronted by Federal troops on the orders of President Herbert Hoover.  Continue reading.

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