June 26th In NYC History
Updated: Updated 06/26/2009 12:01 AM
By: NY1 News
On this date in...
1919...The first issue of The New York Daily News hits the stands.
1927..."The Cyclone" rollercoaster blows into Coney Island. For 25 cents New Yorkers experience a whirlwind ride that is still popular today.
1994...Thousands parade down Fifth Avenue on the 25th anniversary of the Stonewall Riot.
2012...Celebrated writer-director Nora Ephron dies in Manhattan at age 71.
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