June 16th in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

135 years ago on June 16th, 1884

America's first roller coaster opens in Coney Island

71 years ago on June 16th, 1948

Australian adventurer Ben Carlin and his wife Elinore launch their amphibious jeep into New York Bay in an attempt to circumnavigate the globe

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 97Β°F in 1891
Record Low: 52Β°F in 1927

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