December 13th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 12/13/2012 01:00 AM
By: NY1 News
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1928..."An American in Paris," a symphony composed by native New Yorker George Gershwin, makes its debut at Carnegie Hall to rave reviews.
1930...During a visit to the United States, renowned physicist Albert Einstein is honored at City Hall by Mayor Jimmy Walker. Columbia University president Nicholas Butler dubs the Nobel Prize-winner the "ruling monarch of the mind."
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