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(Thursday, April 24, 1913, 7:29 p.m. local time) — U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, from the White House in Washington tonight, gave the signal for the formal opening of the new 57-story Woolworth Building at 233 Broadway in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, the tallest structure in the world (at that time) with the exception of the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Continue reading President Wilson formally opens Woolworth Building, world’s tallest, 100 years ago this hour (1913)
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(Saturday, April 24, 1993) — Ex-Beatle Ringo Starr performed on the drums today with The New Maroons for Farm Aid VI, to help raise money for family farmers in the United States, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa. Continue reading Ringo Starr performs at Farm Aid VI in Ames 20 years ago today (1993)
(Saturday, April 24, 1993) — “Candy Everybody Wants” by 10,000 Maniacs peaked at #67 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for one week.