Monthly Archives: "December 2017"

3…2…1… HAPPY NEW YEAR! On December 31, 1903: Adolph Ochs, owner of The New York Times, held the first ever New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square. After several years of fireworks shows,...

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MATT LAUER On December 30, 1957: Television journalist Matt Lauer was born in NYC. Best known as a host of the daily TV talk show The Today Show, Lauer has interviewed countless world leaders, celebrities,...

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BOMBING AT LGA On December 29, 1975: A bomb exploded at LaGuardia Airport at 6:33 p.m. near the TWA baggage reclaim terminal. Eleven people were killed and seventy-four were injured. The equivalent of 25...

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FACTORY GIRL On December 28, 1981: Sienna Miller was born in New York City. Miller is known for her roles in acclaimed films such as Layer Cake, Factory Girl, Alfie, and G.I. Joe: The Rise...

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THE SHOWPLACE OF THE NATION On December 27, 1932: Radio City Music Hall opened at Rockefeller Center. Developed by John D. Rockefeller, Radio City Music Hall was designed by architect Edward Durell Stone...

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