TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

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TO­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Oct. 27, 1787

The first of the Fed­er­al­ist Pa­pers, a series of es­says call­ing for rat­i­fi­ca­tion of the United States Con­sti­tu­tion, was pub­lished. ALSO ON THIS DATE

1938

Du Pont an­nounced a name for its new syn­thetic yarn: “ny­lon.”

1941

The Chicago Daily Tri­bune dis­missed the pos­si­bil­ity of war with Ja­pan, ed­i­to­ri­al­iz­ing, “She can­not at­tack us. That is a mil­i­tary im­pos­si­bil­ity. Even our base at Hawaii is be­yond the ef­fec­tive strik­ing power of her fleet.”

1978

Egyp­tian Pres­i­dent An­war Sa­dat and Is­raeli Prime Min­is­ter Me­nachem Be­gin were named win­ners of the No­bel Peace Prize for their progress to­ward achiev­ing a Mid­dle East ac­cord.

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