On this date in...
1906...Famed architect Stanford White is shot to death in his apartment atop the second Madison Square Garden, which he had designed. He is killed by the jealous husband of his former lover, Evelyn Nesbitt.
1973...A Theater District landmark, the TKTS discount ticket booth, opens in Duffy Square.
Today's New Yorker birthdays include former Knicks star Willis Reed, born in 1942.