February 1, 1945 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

79 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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🌞 Weather Records 🌞

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

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