On this date in...
1846...Grace Episcopal Church is consecrated at Broadway and 10th Street.
1982...The New York Philharmonic performs its 10,000th concert, making it the longest-running symphony orchestra in the world.
1986...Former New York Senator Jacob Javits dies at age 82.
2003...Broadway goes dark when unions representing actors and stagehands decide to honor a strike by Broadway musicians. The walk-out lasts four days.