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By On This Day in NYC's History


FROM CITY HALL TO THE BOOGIE DOWN BRONX

On January 10, 1900: Bids were sent out for the construction of an underground railroad to run from City Hall to the Bronx. New York’s first subway line opened four years after the bids were sent.

02 Engineers in tunnel during construction of present IRT at City Hall Station. ca. 1900 On This Day in NYCs History: Pat Benatar Was Born in Greenpoint
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FACE ON THE DIME

On January 10, 1948: Call Me Mister closed at the National Theater after 734 performances.

call me mister broadway poster 1941 On This Day in NYCs History: Pat Benatar Was Born in Greenpoint
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BORN ON THIS DAY: PAT BENATAR

On January 10, 1953: Four-time Grammy Award-winning singer Pat Benatar was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

 

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