Saturday, October 25, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 

News

April 30th In NYC History

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: April 30th In NYC History
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

On this date in...

1789...George Washington is sworn in as the first United States president in the new nation's capital of New York City.

1939...President Franklin Delano Roosevelt presides over the opening of the World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, Queens. The fair is billed as a look at the world of tomorrow, but opening day offers a nod to the past with a costumed George Washington on hand to commemorate the 150th anniversary of his first inauguration.

10.11.12.244 ClientIP: 54.204.249.184, 23.62.6.63 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP