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By On This Day in NYC's History

BOMBING AT LGA

On December 29, 1975: A bomb exploded at LaGuardia Airport at 6:33 p.m. near the TWA baggage reclaim terminal. Eleven people were killed and seventy-four were injured. The crime remains unsolved.

Image courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Image courtesy of Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

TWO ACTS OF COLD STORAGE

On December 29, 1977: Cold Storage, written by NYC native Ronald Ribman (pictured below), opened on Broadway at the Lyceum Theater.

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Image courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

BORN ON THIS DAY: MEKHI PHIFER

On December 29, 1974: Actor Mekhi Phifer was born in Harlem.

Image courtesy of Listal

Image courtesy of Listal

 

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