February 3, 1975 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

49 years ago on February 3rd, 1975

Eli Black dies by suicide after smashing out a 44th-floor window at the Pan Am Building and jumping to his death on Park Avenue

As the CEO of United Brands, his company had been facing financial hardships and it was soon to be revealed that he had bribed Honduras in an effort to lower the costs of exporting bananas.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 64°F in 1991
Record Low: 0°F in 1955

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