On March 7, 1846: Grace Church, located on Broadway between 10th and 11th Streets, was consecrated. The structure became an NYC Landmark in 1966 (the church and rectory; the church houses were designated in 1977).
10,000 AND STILL GOING STRONG
On March 7, 1982: The New York Philharmonic Orchestra performed its 10,000th concert — making it the longest-running symphony orchestra in the entire world.
BORN ON THIS DAY: PETER WOLF
On March 7, 1946: Musician Peter Wolf, best known as the lead vocalist for the J. Geils Band, was born in the Bronx. Listen to the J. Geils Band’s most well known hit below:
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