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April 28th in NYC History

Posted: Apr 28, 2013 | 12:47 AM

1858: Frederick Law Olmsted, the first landscape architect and architect Calvert Vaux'

plan for Central Park selected
, transforming 843 acres of rocks and wetland of upper Manhattan.


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1878:  Character actor extraordinaire of the early 20th century Lionel Barrymore born
. He died 1954


1968:  The Public Theater's pioneering rock musical "Hair" opened on Broadway.


1990:  The Public Theater's lovesong to dancing, "A Chorus Line," closed after 6,137 performances on Broadway.


2004:  CBS's "60 Minutes II" showed the first photos of the Abu Ghraib prisoner abuse scandal


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