August 11, 2001 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

20 years ago on August 11th, 2001

A steam turbine explodes in the basement of One New York Plaza

The damaged disrupted Goldman Sachs stock market trading activity for the day.


References:

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

10 years ago
President Obama Visits Manhattan


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 102°F in 1944
Record Low: 56°F in 1962


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