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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 crime remains unsolved.

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TWO ACTS OF COLD STORAGE

On December 29, 1977: Cold Storage, written by NYC native Ronald Ribman (pictured below), opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theater.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: MEKHI PHIFER

On December 29, 1974: Actor Mekhi Phifer was born in Harlem.

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