November 12, 2014 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

10 years ago on November 12th, 2014

Two window-washers become stranded on 1WTC when cables malfunction on their movable platform

The men were near the 69th floor of the newly-opened building when suspension cables went loose and allowed the platform to drop at a steep angle. Firefighters had to cut through the building's glass to pull the workers inside after a two-hour rescue operation.


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🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 76°F in 1879
Record Low: 25°F in 2019

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