May 1st in New York history

πŸ“ On This Day πŸ“

88 years ago on May 1st, 1931

The Empire State Building officially opens for business

72 years ago on May 1st, 1947

A woman jumps to her death from the Empire State Building observation deck

9 years ago on May 1st, 2010

Terrorist attempts a failed Times Square car bombing at West 45th and Broadway

8 years ago on May 1st, 2011

Crowds gather in Times Square and near Ground Zero after President Obama announces to the nation that Osama bin Laden has been killed

2 years ago on May 1st, 2017

The NYC Ferry system begins operation


⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

7 years ago
Occupy Wall Street's May 1st "General Strike" [Liveblog]

3 years ago
May 1 in History: Empire State Building Officially Opens

2019
No, a New York City Firefighter's Wife Did Not Send Trump Twitter Praise


🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia


🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 87Β°F in 2001
Record Low: 35Β°F in 1880


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