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April 22nd in New York City History

Posted: Apr 22, 2013 | 1:25 PM
by Jared Goldstein

1774:  Following Boston, we had the New York tea party, dumping cases of tea into New York Harbor.

1904:  J. Robert Oppenheimer

the father of the atomic bomb, born in NYC.  

1922:  Charles Mingus jazz bassist born elsewhere.

In Grand Central he played his bass

under the dome

when the area was a graffiti covered dump.  He proposed to his second wife there.

Grand Central Tour.

1964:  The New York World's Fair opened in Flushing Meadows Park, Queens at a cost of $1 Billion. 51 million people visited over the next two years.  The fair will end with a deficit of $21 million.  Perhaps that is why the never demolished it.

The future ain't what it used to be.

Queens tours.

1994:  Ex-President Richard Nixon died in New York City at 81

We see where Nixon prayed on Manhattan Step On tours,  MSO tours, Manhattan survey tours, Manhattan sites orientation tours.


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