April 29th in New York City History
Posted: Apr 29, 2013 | 12:29 PM
by Jared Goldstein
1863: Publisher William Randolph Hearst born. He died 8/14/1951.
Midtown walking tour, Columbus Circle tour.
1899: Harlem's great jazz musician and big band bandleader "Duke" Ellington born in Washington, D.C.
1936: Zubin Mehta, Conductor (New York Philharmonic's, for a record 13 years, 1978-1991) born in India.
Lincoln Center walking tour, Upper West Side tour.
1939: The Whitestone Bridge opened, connecting the Bronx and Queens.
1954: Happy Birthday to Brooklyn's, Queens' and Long Island's Jerry Seinfeld.
Columbia tours, Upper West Side tours, Uptown tours.
1970: Happy Birthday to actress Uma Thurman.
1996: The musical "Rent" opened on Broadway at the Nederlander Theater.
East Village tours, East Village Community Garden Tour, Community Gardens of the East Village tour, self-help housing solutions tour, Broadway tour, Times Square tour.