May 17, 1976 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

48 years ago on May 17th, 1976

The Roosevelt Island Tram opens for business, becoming the first commuter aerial tramway in North America


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 92°F in 1974
Record Low: 39°F in 1956

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