March 19th in NYC History
Posted: Mar 19, 2013 | 1:48 AM
1831: NYC's first reported bank robbery: $250,000 stolen from a Wall Street bank.
Now the banks do the robbing!
Learn about historic and contemporary finance on Wall Street tours and Financial District
1947: Actress Glenn Close ("Damages," "Fatal Attraction") born.
We see her apartment building on Upper West Side tours and we see her character's apartment building was in the movie Fatal Attraction on High Line tours and Meat Packing District tours.
1952: Harvey Weinstein, film producer and media executive, born in Flushing, Queens.
I'd be up for developing a Flushing Queens tour. It is a very historic, lovely, and vibrant community that is really a significant old town.
1962: Bob Dylan's eponymous debut album was released by Columbia Records.
We see where the cover for "The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan" was taken, as well as where Bob Dylan played his first paid and unpaid gigs on Greenwich Village tours.
1984: John J. O'Connor succeeds the late Terrence Cardinal Cooke as NYC's eighth Catholic Archbishop.