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By On This Day in NYC's History

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On October 30, 1900: The New York International Auto Show, the first auto exhibition in North America, opened at Madison Square Garden.

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FORD DIDN’T TELL THE CITY TO DROP DEAD

On October 30, 1975: The Daily News ran the incendiary headline “Ford to City: Drop Dead,” after the President declared that he would veto any bill that would bail out New York City.

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BORN ON THIS DAY: IVANKA TRUMP

On October 30, 1981: Model and businesswoman Ivanka Trump was born in New York City to parents Ivana and Donald Trump.

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