December 1st In NYC History
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On this date in...
1955...Commuting becomes a little easier for straphangers in Queens when a tunnel opens linking the IND and BMT lines just west of the Queens Plaza Station. Known as the 60th Street Tunnel Connection, it is used today by the R train.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include actor/writer/director Woody Allen, born in Brooklyn in 1935.