March 3rd in N.Y.C. History
Posted: Mar 3, 2013 | 2:00 AM
1793: British actor William Macready born. His version of Macbeth performed at Astor Place, combined with English and Irish American and class hostilities helped spark a deadly riot in NYC. He died in 1873.
We see where the riots were flamed and fought on my East Village tours.
1923: Time magazine debuted.
We see Time Magazine's current and previous headquarters on Rockefeller Center tours.
1926: Poet and philanthropist James Merrill born in NYC, in and around he would live most of his life. He died in 1995.
1953: Robyn Hitchcock, Rock musician, born.