July 3rd: a virtual NYC History Walking Tour
Posted: Jul 3, 2013 | 3:44 PM
by Jared Goldstein
1878: The father of the Broadway musical, George M. Cohan, born. He died Nov. 5, 1942
1933: Municipal hero, Richard Ravitch, who helped the bailout of NYC, the MTA, and became Lieutenant Governor for free during a governance crisis, born.
1937: Playwright Tom Stoppard born.
1986: Presidents Reagan and Mitterand of France reopen the renovated Statue of Liberty for its centennial.