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By On This Day in NYC's History

FACTORY GIRL

On December 28, 1981: Sienna Miller was born in New York City. Miller is known for her roles in acclaimed films such as Layer Cake, Factory Girl, Alfie and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for her role in the HBO film The Girl. 

THE CREATOR OF SPIDERMAN

On December 28, 1922: Stan Lee was born in Brooklyn. Lee co-created numerous comic book characters including Spiderman, the Hulk, the Fantastic Four, Iron Man, and many others through his publishing house Marvel Comics. Lee was the chairman and president of Marvel, and makes cameos in many of the company’s films.

FIRST FEMALE MEMBER OF NYSE

On December 28, 1967: Muriel Siebert became the first woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange. Also known as The First Woman of Finance, Muriel joined over 1,300 other male members at the stock exchange. Siebert was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

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