April 28, 1937 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

84 years ago on April 28th, 1937

The first animated electric sign debuts along Broadway

The sign featured 2,000 light bulbs that depicted a cartoon scene, similar to how later neon signs would light up figures in sequence to show movement.


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⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

5 years ago
Evening Update for Thursday, April 28, 2016


πŸ—’οΈ Calendar Events πŸ—’οΈ

Workers' Memorial Day πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust (DRVH)


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 90Β°F in 2009
Record Low: 31Β°F in 1874


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