HEAR YE, HEAR YE, NYC IS WHERE IT’S AT
On December 23, 1784: The Continental Congress decided to move the Confederation Capital to New York City. New York remained the capital until 1790.
NORTH TOWER TOUCH THE SKY
On December 23, 1970: The North Tower of the World Trade Center was topped out at 1,368 feet, making it the tallest building in the world at the time.
BORN ON THIS DAY: JAMES GREGORY
On December 23, 1911: Character actor James Gregory, known for his deep voice and his portrayal on brash characters, was born in the Bronx.
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