January 11, 1961 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

63 years ago on January 11th, 1961

The Throgs Neck Bridge opens to traffic, carrying 20,000 vehicles and generating $5,000 in tolls in the first 12 hours

First day traffic helped put a dent in its $92,000,000 cost to build.


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

5 years ago
The Highline Ballroom is Closing

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 69°F in 2020
Record Low: 3°F in 1968

← January 10   Today   January 12 →
Calendar   Random


Your email address will remain private, but will be used to display your Gravatar icon if available.
Plain text and emojis may be used but there is a limit of 150 words.