March 23rd In NYC History
To view our videos, you need to
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.
Then come back here and refresh the page.
On this date in...
1857...Elisha Otis installs the first passenger elevator in a downtown department store.
1950...At the height of the Cold War, General Dwight Eisenhower – then the president Columbia University – warns an audience at the university against the dangers of U.S. disarmament.