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By On This Day in NYC's History

FROM CITY HALL TO THE BOOGIE DOWN BRONX

On January 10, 1900: Bids were sent out for the construction of an underground railroad to run from City Hall to the Bronx. New York’s first subway line opened four years after the bids were sent.

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Image courtesy of Vintag.es

FACE ON THE DIME

On January 10, 1948: Call Me Mister closed at the National Theater after 734 performances.

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Image courtesy of All Posters

BORN ON THIS DAY: PAT BENATAR

On January 10, 1953: Four-time Grammy Award-winning singer Pat Benatar was born in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

 

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