April 28, 1937 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

87 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.


More events from April 28th in New York History

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

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

πŸ—’οΈ Calendar Events πŸ—’οΈ

Workers' Memorial Day πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

🌎 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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