Groucho Marx
By On This Day in NYC's History

WHEN YOU START, IT’S MUSIC IN MY HEART

On October 2, 1947: The musical Music In My Heart opened at the Adelphi Theatre. The book was written by Patsy Ruth Miller.

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THE SHOW BOAT IS HERE

On October 2, 1994: The musical Show Boat opened on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre. The musical was based on Edna Ferber’s novel of the same name.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: GROUCHO MARX

On October 2, 1890: Julius Henry Marx, aka Groucho Marx, was born in a room above a butcher’s shop in New York City. He was a master of quick wit, famous for his rapid-fire delivery of jokes and imitations.

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