February 1, 1945 in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

75 years ago on February 1st, 1945

The north tube of the Lincoln Tunnel opens to traffic

The second-oldest of the three Lincoln Tunnel tubes, construction began in 1936 but was delayed by World War II. The north tube is the shortest of the Lincoln Tunnel tubes, since it exits one avenue block earlier in Manhattan.


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Record High: 67Β°F in 1989
Record Low: -2Β°F in 1920


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