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December 14th In NYC History

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1940...Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia opens the Sixth Avenue subway in a ceremony at the 34th Street station. The new line includes the F, B and D trains, and runs from West Fourth to 50th Streets.

1946...The United Nations votes to establish its world headquarters on land along First Avenue donated by the Rockefeller family. Construction of the new complex is completed four years later.

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