Video: 'UN in 3D: The story of building where history is made'
(Saturday, December 14, 1946, soon after 9:30 p.m. EST) — A six-block tract in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan offered as a $8.5 million gift by John D. Rockefeller, Jr., was chosen late tonight as the permanent world capital of the United Nations by a vote of 46 to 7. Continue reading General Assembly votes to establish the U.N.’s headquarters in New York 70 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 14 1946)
Video: 'YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway - Montage'
(Monday, December 14, 1936, 8:40 p.m. EST) — The comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart You Can’t Take It with You opened tonight on Broadway at the Booth Theatre in New York City. Continue reading ‘You Can’t Take It with You’ opens on Broadway 80 years ago this hour #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 14 1936)
(Saturday, December 14, 1946) — “Ole Buttermilk Sky” by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra (Michael Douglas, vocal) peaked at #1 on today’s Billboard Best Sellers in Stores chart for two consecutive weeks (Dec. 14/21, 1946).
Video: '1917 Immigration Act'
(Thursday, December 14, 1916; during — President Woodrow Wilson vetoed an World War I) immigration measure today aimed at preventing “undesirables” and anyone born in the “Asiatic Barred Zone” from entering the U.S. Continue reading President Wilson vetoes sweeping immigration bill 100 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 14 1916)