Feb 16th in NYC History
Posted: Feb 16, 2013 | 1:37 AM
by Jared Goldstein
1951...The City Council passes a bill barring racial discrimination in housing projects
1956...The film version of the Broadway musical "Carousel" premieres in New York.Today's
New Yorker birthdays include tennis star John McEnroe, born in 1959.
1893, Katharine Cornell, the American stage actress who was called "the first lady of the American theater", was born. Following her death on June 9, 1974, her obituary appeared in The Times.
1868The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was organized in New York City.
1959John McEnroe, Tennis Hall of Fame