First Labor Day in New York
Eastman was On a Roll
On this day, September 4th, 1888, George Eastman of Rochester, New York registers the trademark Kodak and receives a patent for his camera that uses roll film.
The Sun Rises
On this day, September 3rd, 1833 in New York, The Sun began publication September 3, 1833, as a morning newspaperedited by Benjamin Day with the slogan "It Shines for All". An evening edition was introduced in 1887.
On this day, September 2nd, 1963 CBS Evening News located in New York City, becomes U.S. network television's first half-hour weeknight news broadcast, when the show is lengthened from 15 to 30 minutes.
Blackbird Breaks Record
On this day, September 1st, the SR-71 Blackbird sets (and holds) the record for flying from New York to London in the time of 1 hour, 54 minutes and 56.4 seconds at a speed of 1,435.587 miles per hour (2,310.353 km/h).
On this day in Old New York
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