April 27, 1939 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

82 years ago on April 27th, 1939

Grant's tomb is dedicated a second time

The tomb had undergone extensive renovations by the Works Progress Administration and the Federal Art Project. The event was held 42 years after the first dedication and would have been General Grant's 117th birthday.


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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 92°F in 1915
Record Low: 36°F in 1932

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