Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Notable Notes-02/01

Grand Central Station, circa 1913

On this day in...

1896 - Puccini's opera "La Boheme" premiered in Turin.

1902 - Langston Hughes, the American poet and prominent figure of the Harlem Renaissance , was born

1913 - Grand Central Terminal (also known as Grand Central Station) opened in New York City, NY. It was the largest train station in the world.

1930 - The Times published its first crossword puzzle.

1956 - The Rock and Roll Ice Revue opened at the Roxy Theater in New York City.

1982 - "Late Night" with David Letterman premiered on NBC TV.