Feb 18th in NYC History
Posted: Feb 18, 2013 | 12:07 AM
1848: Craftsman and designer Louis Comfort Tiffany, a who made significant advancements in the art of glass-making, born. He died in 1933.
1932: Milos Forman, Director, Village Voice Columnist and Columbia Film Professor, born.
1933: Artist, musician, and John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, born.
1953: The 1950s 3-D fad started in NYC with the premier of "Bwana Devil."
1955: President Eisenhower awarded the Lower East Side's Jewish immigrant songwriter, Irving Berlin, for his contributions to American patriotism.