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April 28th In NYC History

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1858...Landscape architects Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux are chosen to transform several hundred acres of swampland in Manhattan into what will become the first landscaped public park in the United States – Central Park.

1968...The breakthrough rock musical "Hair" opens on Broadway.

1990...The Broadway smash "A Chorus Line" closes after a record 6,137 performances.

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