LIGHT ‘EM UP
On November 21, 1871: Moses Gale, of Brooklyn, obtained the first patent for a cigar lighter, described as an “improvement in cigar lighters”.
BEEP! BEEP! BEEP! ON THE VERRAZANO
On November 21, 1964: The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, connecting the boroughs of Staten Island and Brooklyn, opened to traffic.
BORN ON THIS DAY: GEORGE ZIMMER
On November 21, 1948: Founder and former executive chairman of Men’s Warehouse, George Zimmer was born in New York City.
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