August 22nd in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

42 years ago on August 22nd, 1977

19-year-old Richard Rodriguez from Staten Island sets a Guinness World Record for longest rollercoaster ride on the Coney Island Cyclone


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 95Β°F in 1916
Record Low: 52Β°F in 1895


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