1896 – Puccini’s opera “La Boheme” premiered in Turin.
1902 – Langston Hughes, the American poet and prominent figure of the Harlem Renaissance , was born
1913 – Grand Central Terminal (also known as Grand Central Station) opened in New York City, NY. It was the largest train station in the world.
1930 – The Times published its first crossword puzzle.
1956 – The Rock and Roll Ice Revue opened at the Roxy Theater in New York City.
1982 – “Late Night” with David Letterman premiered on NBC TV.