On February 2, 1913: Grand Central Terminal opened to the public. Some 150,000 people visited the stunning Midtown travel hub that day.
PUNK ICON FOUND DEAD
On February 1, 1978: Sid Vicious, bass guitarist and vocalist for the Sex Pistols, died in a West Village apartment. Vicious died in sleep, having overdosed on heroine that his mother had supplied him.
BORN ON THIS DAY: NEW YORK CITY
On February 2, 1653: New Amsterdam, which would later be known was New York City, was established. Happy Birthday, Big Apple!
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