October 27, 1940 in New York history

📝 On This Day 📝

84 years ago on October 27th, 1940

The first New York World's Fair closes at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

Over a year and a half, 44.9 million people attended the fair.


More events from October 27th in New York History

⏰ AGBC Rewind ⏰

13 years ago
Arrests at Occupy Wall Street's "Occupy Oakland Solidarity March" [video]

13 years ago
Take a Tour Around Manhattan, One Scene at a Time

13 years ago
Gallery Opening: Artifix Mori at the Skybridge Art and Sound Space at the New School

13 years ago
Candy Corn Bagels at Brooklyn's Bagel Store!

13 years ago
Statue of Liberty's 125th Anniversary Events

12 years ago
Hurricane Sandy Information for New York City

12 years ago
Large Fight Breaks Out at Nassau Coliseum During "Haunted Coliseum" Event

7 years ago
October 27 in History: The 28 Original Manhattan Subway Stations Open

6 years ago
Halloween Events around Lower Manhattan

6 years ago
Halloween Events in The Bronx

🌎 World History 🌏

Library of Congress  •  New York Times  •  BBC  •  Wikipedia

🌞 Weather Records 🌞

Record High: 82°F in 1963
Record Low: 28°F in 1936

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