BETTER TAKE THE LINCOLN
On December 22, 1937: The Lincoln Tunnel, originally intended to be called the Midtown Vehicular Tunnel, opened to traffic and charged 50 cents per passenger car.
THREE STRIKES YOU’RE OUT
On December 22, 1995: MLB pitcher David Cone signed a three year contract worth $19.5 million with the New York Yankees.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JEAN-MICHEL BASQUIAT
On December 22, 1960: Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat was born in Brooklyn.
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