CHRISTMAS IN SEPTEMBER
On September 21, 1897: The New York Sun ran the now-famous “Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus” editorial in which Francis Pharcellus Church responded to eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon’s letter (see below) asking about the jolly old man’s existence.
LET THE RAIN FALL
On September 21, 1966: 5 inches of ran fell on New York City. What a way to welcome fall.
BORN ON THIS DAY: TARAL HICKS
On September 21, 1974: Actress and singer Taral Hicks was born in the Bronx. Hicks made her screen debut in 1995 in A Bronx Tale alongside Robert DeNiro. She later released a studio album in1997.
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